Aubade

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Pronunciation: [ oh-bad; oh-bahd ]


Origin: Late 17th century; Spanish

Etymology: from French, from Spanish albada, from alba ‘dawn’


Definition:

1. (noun) a poem or piece of music appropriate to the dawn or early morning

Synonym(s): song, poem

Antonym(s): nocturne

Example: She was the recipient of a lovely aubade as the sun rose.

Usage:


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