A musical indication that two or more notes should be played smoothly and connected-- i.e. no intervening silence between notes.

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Can legato notes be played staccato?

I've been working on this piece by Sousa, and I came across this oddity: Does this mean to play these notes somehow legato and staccato at the same time? If so, how would I play it? If not, what ...