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[French, from Italian solfeggio; see solfeggio.]
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sol•feg•gio(sɒlˈfɛdʒ oʊ, -ˈfɛdʒ iˌoʊ)
n., pl. -feg•gi (-ˈfɛdʒ i)
1. a vocal exercise using sol-fa syllables.
[1765–75; < Italian, derivative of solfeggiare=solf(a) (see sol -fa) + -eggiare v. suffix]
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|Noun||1.||solfege - singing using solfa syllables to denote the notes of the scale of C major|
|2.||solfege - a voice exercise; singing scales or runs to the same syllable|
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