Fantasia



[fan-tey-zhuh, -zhee-uh, fan-tuh-zee-uh] /fænˈteɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, ˌfæn təˈzi ə/

noun
1.
Music.

2.
(def 9).
3.
something considered to be unreal, weird, exotic, or grotesque.
/fænˈteɪzɪə; ˌfæntəˈzɪə/
noun
1.
any musical composition of a free or improvisatory nature
2.
a potpourri of popular tunes woven freely into a loosely bound composition
3.
another word for fancy (sense 13)
n.

“musical composition that sounds extemporaneous,” 1724, from Italian fantasia, from Latin phantasia (see fantasy).

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