"ballade" Definition

  1. n. A form of French versification, sometimes imitated in English, in which three or four rhymes recur through three stanzas of eight or ten lines each, the stanzas concluding with a refrain, and the whole poem with an envoy.

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Position in dictionary: 8374 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "ballade": 2
Words that end with "ballade": 1
Words that contain "ballade": 2
Next words in dictionary: ballader, balladry, ballahoo, ballahou, ballarag
Previous words in dictionary: ballad monger, ballad, ball-flower, ball, balky

English Dictionary Definition of ballade

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