There are 2 main definitions of largo in English:

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largo 1

Pronunciation: /ˈlɑːɡəʊ/

adverb& adjective

(Especially as a direction) in a slow tempo and dignified in style.
Example sentences
  • Now, the pianist will either feel daunted or liberated by the fact that Prélude no.4 bears no time signature: we are simply told largo, espressivo.

noun (plural largos)

A passage, movement, or composition marked to be performed in this way.
Example sentences
  • The second movement, largo, is begun by the piano in a delicate shift away from the minor theme: the transition was handled adeptly by Goode, who set a perfect tempo for the burst of strings which enters upon his last bar.
  • Handel's Xerxes begins with a famous largo, ‘Shade as it never was’ (Ombra mai fu), sung by the self-same King of Kings to his beloved: a plane tree.


Italian, from Latin largus 'copious, abundant'.

Words that rhyme with largo

Argo, argot, cargo, Chicago, embargo, escargot, farrago, Margot, Otago, Santiago, virago
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There are 2 main definitions of largo in English:

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Largo 2

Pronunciation: /ˈlärɡō/

Entry from US English dictionary

A resort city in west central Florida, southwest of Clearwater; population 72,732 (est. 2008).
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