from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Music A syllable representing the tone C, otherwise represented by do, in the French system of solmization.
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- n. Syllable (formerly) used in solfège to represent the first note of a major scale.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The first note in Guido's musical scale, now usually superseded by do. See solmization.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An abbreviation of Utah.
- n. In solmization, the syllable once generally used for the first tone or key-note of the scale. It is now commonly superseded, except in France, by do. See solmization and do.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
- n. a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young
- n. the local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England; it is the same everywhere
Middle English, from Medieval Latin; see gamut.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin ut, from the first word of ut queant laxis, a medieval hymn, where the first word in each line was taken to use for the names of the syllables of sol-fa. (Wiktionary)