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ot•ta•va



Pronunciation: (ō-tä'vu; It.ôt-tä'vä), [key]
adv. Music.
(of notes in a score) at an octave higher than written (when placed above the staff) or lower than written (when placed below the staff). Abbr.: 8va

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