Definition of Conte. Meaning of Conte. Synonyms of Conte

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Definition of Conte

Conte Conte, n.; pl. Contes. [F.] A short narrative or tale, esp. one dealing with surprising or marvelous events. The conte (sic) is a tale something more than a sketch, it may be, and something less than a short story. . . . The ``Canterbury Tales' are contes, most of them, if not all, and so are some of the ``Tales of a Wayside Inn.' --Brander Matthews.

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