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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bal·lad /ˈbæləd/
 歌謠

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bal·lad n.  A popular kind of narrative poem, adapted for recitation or singing; as, the ballad of Chevy Chase; esp., a sentimental or romantic poem in short stanzas.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bal·lad, v. i. To make or sing ballads. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bal·lad, v. t. To make mention of in ballads. [Obs.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 ballad
      n 1: a narrative song with a recurrent refrain [syn: lay]
      2: a narrative poem of popular origin [syn: lay]