Definition of Decameron in English:

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Decameron

Pronunciation: /diˈkamərən/ /-ˌrän/
A work by Boccaccio, written between 1348 and 1358, containing a hundred tales supposedly told in ten days by a party of ten young people who had fled from the Black Death in Florence. The work was influential on later writers such as Chaucer and Shakespeare.

Words that rhyme with Decameron

Cameron

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Syllabification: De·cam·er·on

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