barcarolle barcarolle

Definition(s):

  • (n) a boating song sung by Venetian gondoliers

Usage(s):

  • The author's reporting of the color and confusion of this Celtic barcarolle is vivid and poetically evocative, but it is interrupted by personal references that seem self-indulgent.
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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /