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

 

sinfonietta

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌsɪnfəʊnɪˈetə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɪnfoʊnˈjetə//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌsɪnfɒnɪˈetə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɪnfənˈjetə//
 
(music, from Italian)
 
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a short or simple symphony Word OriginItalian, diminutive of sinfonia.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sinfonietta