Definition of Lilliburlero from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also Lillibulero)
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one of the signature tunes (= tunes played to identify a radio station) of the BBC World Service. The music is by Henry Purcell and was written for a satirical 17th century song attacking Roman Catholics. The lullaby (= song sung to make a young child go to sleep) Hush-a-bye, Baby has a similar tune.