siciliano [si-sil-ee-ah-noh] Word Origin noun, plural si·cil·i·a·nos.

  1. a graceful folk dance of Sicily.
  2. the music for this dance.

Also si·cil·i·a·na [si-sil-ee-ah-nah, -nuh] /sɪˌsɪl iˈɑ nɑ, -nə/. Origin of siciliano 1715–25; Italian: literally, Sicilian British Dictionary definitions for siciliana siciliano noun plural -ianos

  1. an old dance in six-beat or twelve-beat time
  2. music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance

Word Origin for siciliano Italian: Sicilian

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