Meaning of divertissement


Pronunciation: (di-vûr'tis-munt Fr. dē-ver-tēs-män'), [key]
— pl. -ments
  1. a diversion or entertainment.
  2. divertimento.
  3. a short ballet or other performance serving as an interlude in a play, opera, etc.
  4. a program consisting of such performances.
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