Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb & adjective In a very slow tempo, usually considered to be slower than adagio, and with great dignity. Used chiefly as a direction.
  • noun A largo passage or movement.

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  • noun music a very slow tempo
  • noun music a musical piece or movement in such a tempo
  • adjective music strong and stately

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Italian, from Latin largus, generous.]

Examples

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  • Is the name of the horse, which I fell off and broke bei clavicle.

    October 9, 2007

  • and also the name of my favorite movement of the "Winter", on Vivaldi's The four seasons.

    October 10, 2007