Word of the Day – June 18 – Divertissement

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Noun: Divertissement (dih-VER-tiss-munt)


1. A dance sequence or short ballet usually used as an interlude.

2. An instrumental chamber work in several movements usually light in character.

3. Diversion, entertainment.

Sample sentence: For visitors seeking more cerebral divertissement, the city boasts a fine performing arts center.

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