Palestrina

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌpælɛˈstriːnə/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(pal′ə strēnə; It. pä′le strēnä)



WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Pa•le•stri•na  (pal′ə strēnə; It. pä′le strēnä),USA pronunciation n. 
    Gio•van•ni Pier•lu•i•gi da  (pal′ə strēnə; It. pä′le strēnä),USA pronunciation 1526?–94, Italian composer.
  1. Place NamesAncient,  Praeneste. a town in central Italy, ESE of Rome.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Palestrina /ˌpælɛˈstriːnə/ n
  1. Giovanni Pierluigi da (dʒoˈvanni pierˈluiːdʒi da). ?1525–94, Italian composer and master of counterpoint. His works, nearly all for unaccompanied choir and religious in nature, include the Missa Papae Marcelli (1555)
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