Etymology
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solmization (n.)

"act of using certain syllables to name tones of a music scale," 1730, from French solmisation, from solmiser, from sol + mi, two of the syllables so used (see gamut).

updated on October 25, 2013

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Definitions of solmization from WordNet

solmization (n.)
a system of naming the notes of a musical scale by syllables instead of letters;
Synonyms: solmisation
solmization (n.)
singing using solfa syllables to denote the notes of the scale of C major;
Synonyms: solfege / solfeggio
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