Pro"gramme(?), n. [L. programma a public proclamation, manifesto, Gr. pro`gramma, fr. progra`fein to write before or in public; pro` before, forth + gra`fein to write; cf. F. programme. See Graphic.] That which is written or printed as a public notice or advertisement; a scheme; a prospectus; especially, a brief outline or explanation of the order to be pursued, or the subjects embraced, in any public exercise, performance, or entertainment; a preliminary sketch.
(Mus.), descriptive instrumental music which requires an argument or programme to explain the meaning of its several movements.
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