Definition of chaconne noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ʃəˈkɒn//
; NAmE NAmE//ʃəˈkɔːn//
, NAmE//ʃəˈkɑːn//
(music, from French) Pieces of music
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a piece of music with a slow regular rhythm, used for dancing in the 18th century See related entries: Pieces of music Word Originlate 17th cent.: from French, from Spanish chacona.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chaconne