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

  • noun A sonata having shorter movements and often less technically demanding than the typical sonata.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In music, a short or simplified sonata.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mus.) A short and simple sonata.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A musical composition resembling a sonata but shorter or simpler.

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

  • noun a short and simple sonata

Etymologies

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

[Italian, diminutive of sonata, sonata; see sonata.]

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sonata +‎ -ina

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