coranto meaning

Pronunciation:   "coranto" in a sentence
/kō- or ko-ranˈtō/
  noun ( coranˈtos or coranˈtoes)
1. A rapid and lively dance, the courante
2. The music for it, in triple time
  ORIGIN: Fr courante (literally) running, from L currere to run (Ital coranta, from Fr)


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  1. The coranto differed from previous German newspapers before it in format.
  2. The term " coranto " was adopted by other countries for a time as well.
  3. At the end of the speech, fiddlers come out and the kings say they are going to play a coranto.
  4. The next step in the evolution of the modern newspaper occurred at the start of the 1620s, when a group of London publishers and printers began disseminating printed news sheets based on the Dutch style of news bulletin, called a " coranto, " that was a recent innovation at the time.
  5. As with its predecessors, of which the earliest surviving copy is Pieter van den Keere's " The new tydings out of Italie are not yet com " from December 2, 1620, the " Corante " was translated from a James I that Dutch authorities cease coranto exports.

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