barcarole barcarole

Definition(s):

  • (n) a boating song sung by Venetian gondoliers

Usage(s):

  • As a consequence of Callas' inexperience, there was a second-act barcarole scene without a boat; at the masked-ball assassination attempt, the dancers lined up at the rear of the .

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