a short poem of fixed form, consisting of five lines on two rhymes, and having the opening words or word used after the second and fifth lines as an unrhymed refrain.
a brief rondeau, having five or seven lines and a refrain taken from the first line
noun 1. a small disk of glass used as an ornament in a stained-glass window. 2. Jewelry. a flat bead, often of rock crystal or onyx, used in a necklace as a spacer between contrasting stones.
noun, plural rondos. Music. 1. a work or movement, often the last movement of a sonata, having one principal subject that is stated at least three times in the same key and to which return is made after the introduction of each subordinate theme. noun (pl) -dos 1. a piece of music in which a […]
noun 1. a state in W Brazil. 93,815 sq. mi. (242,980 sq. km). Capital: Pôrto Velho. noun 1. a state of W Brazil: consists chiefly of tropical rainforest; a centre of the Amazon rubber boom until about 1912. Capital: Porto Velho. Pop: 1 431 777 (2002). Area: 243 043 sq km (93 839 sq miles) […]
noun 1. a circle or sphere. 2. a graceful curving or roundness. noun (literary) 1. a circle or curve 2. roundness or curvature