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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. music made by the voice, in distinction from instrumental music; hence, music or tunes set to words, to be performed by the human voice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. music that is vocalized (as contrasted with instrumental music)
  • n. music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment

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