Definition of cassation in English:

cassation

noun

Music
  • An informal instrumental composition of the 18th century, similar to a divertimento and often performed outdoors.

    • ‘A cassation is akin to a divertimento; Mozart composed a few early in his career, but it is a relatively unusual genre.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from German Kassation serenade, from Italian cassazione.

Pronunciation:

cassation

/kəˈseɪʃ(ə)n/