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



BrE BrE//fænˈteɪziə//
; NAmE NAmE//fænˈteɪziə//
Pieces of music
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a piece of music in a free form, often based on well-known tunes See related entries: Pieces of music Word Originearly 18th cent.: from Italian, ‘fantasy’, from Latin phantasia, from Greek ‘imagination, appearance’, later ‘phantom’, from phantazein ‘make visible’.

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