Definition of chanson in English:
A French song.
- The music performed will vary, including classical pieces, French chansons, old Italian songs, jazz and pop music.
- Few musical genres sport the elegance of the French chanson.
- All sorts of music will be well represented at the festival, including concerts of Irish folk music, jazz, Parisian chansons and brass bands.
French, from Latin cantio(n-) 'singing', from canere 'sing'.
Definition of chanson in:
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