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

 ron·do /ˈrɑn(ˌ)do, rɑnˈdo/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ron·deau n.  [Written also rondo.]
 1. A species of lyric poetry so composed as to contain a refrain or repetition which recurs according to a fixed law, and a limited number of rhymes recurring also by rule.
 Note:When the rondeau was called the rondel it was mostly written in fourteen octosyllabic lines of two rhymes, as in the rondels of Charles d'Orleans. . . . In the 17th century the approved form of the rondeau was a structure of thirteen verses with a refrain.
 2. Mus. See Rondo, 1.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ron·do n.
 1. Mus. A composition, vocal or instrumental, commonly of a lively, cheerful character, in which the first strain recurs after each of the other strains. “The Rondo-form was the earliest and most frequent definite mold for musical construction.”
 2. Poetry See Rondeau, 1.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a musical form that is often the last movement of a sonata
          [syn: rondeau]