Definition of alamire in English:

alamire

noun

Music
rare, historical
  • In the system attributed to Guido d'Arezzo: the note A in any hexachord except the lowest, corresponding to a or a′ in Helmholtz's notation, and sung to the syllables la, mi, or re; = "A mi la".

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Musical Treatise. From post-classical Latin alamire from a + la + mi + re.

Pronunciation

alamire

/eɪlɑːˈmiːreɪ/