Definition of "a cappella" []

  • Music Without instrumental accompaniment. (adverb)

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Use "a cappella" in a sentence
  • "Next morning outside the hotel two ancient sisters in long overcoats, one tall, one short, stand on the pavement singing folksongs in a cappella harmony."
  • "The lyrics to one of my favorite songs, More Than a Paycheck, by the a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock, go like this: We bring more than a paycheck to our loved ones and families..."
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