Share this entry

Share this page


Saltos de línea: canto
Pronunciación: /ˈkantəʊ

Definición de canto en inglés:

sustantivo (plural cantos)

One of the sections into which certain long poems are divided: Dante 's Divine Comedy has 100 cantos
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In 1758 he published The Highlander, a heroic poem in six cantos.
  • Furthermore, Dante's work is divided into three canticles (the Inferno, Purgatory and Paradise) and each canticle is then divided into thirty-three cantos.
  • The rich allegorical description of the island throughout the first five cantos of the poem offers, in itself, a harsh invective against prevailing Stuart policy.


late 16th century: from Italian, literally 'song', from Latin cantus.

Words that rhyme with canto

Esperanto, manteau, panto, portmanteau

Definición de canto en:

Share this entry

Share this page


¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día terpsichorean
Pronunciación: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
relating to dancing