Meaning of ITALIAN SONNET in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ noun ]

Date: 1613

: a sonnet consisting of an octave rhyming abba abba and a sestet rhyming in any of various patterns (as cde cde or cdc dcd ) — called also Petrarchan sonnet

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