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 for semibreve
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Semibreve \Sem"i*breve`\, n. [Pref. semi- + breve: cf. F.
     semi-breve, It. semibreve.] [Formerly written semibref.]
     (Mus.)
     A note of half the time or duration of the breve; -- now
     usually called a whole note. It is the longest note in
     general use.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  semibreve
      n 1: a musical note having the longest time value (equal to four
           beats in common time) [syn: whole note, semibreve]

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