Definition for AL-LE'GRO

AL-LE'GRO, a. [It. merry, cheerful; It. leggiére; Sp. ligero; Fr. leger, light, nimble. See Light.]

In music, a word denoting a brisk movement; a sprightly part or strain; the quickest except presto. Piu allegro is a still quicker movement. – Rousseau. Encyc.

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