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opera
used in Picture of Dorian Gray - 13 chapter version

14 uses
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Definition
a musical play with orchestra in which most dialogue is sung — (typically associated with classical music and often in a language foreign to the audience)

or:

the art form (or describing something as related to it) that consists of musical plays with orchestra in which most dialogue is sung
  • They ... used to be always seen together at the Opera, and wherever good music was going on.
    Chapter 12 (34% in)
opera = performances of classical music plays in which most of the dialogue is sung
  • And I saw you with him the other night at the Opera.
    Chapter 3 (6% in)
  • My dear Harry, we either lunch or sup together every day, and I have been to the Opera with you several times.
    Chapter 3 (64% in)
  • "Oh, I hope not!" murmured Lord Henry, who was scanning the occupants of the gallery through his opera-glass.
    Chapter 5 (8% in)
  • Lord Henry peered through his opera-glass, murmuring, "Charming! charming!"
    Chapter 5 (16% in)
  • You must come and dine with me, and afterwards we will look in at the Opera.
    Chapter 6 (41% in)
  • And to-night I am to dine with you, and then go on to the Opera, and sup somewhere, I suppose, afterwards.
    Chapter 6 (43% in)
  • I think I shall join you at the Opera, Harry.
    Chapter 6 (81% in)
  • An hour later he was at the Opera, and Lord Henry was leaning over his chair.
    Chapter 6 (**% in)
  • I called last night, and they told me you were at the Opera.
    Chapter 7 (1% in)
  • I was at the Opera.
    Chapter 7 (6% in)
  • "You went to the Opera?" said Hallward, speaking very slowly, and with a strained touch of pain in his voice.
    Chapter 7 (9% in)
  • You went to the Opera while Sibyl Vane was lying dead in some sordid lodging?
    Chapter 7 (9% in)
  • Yet, after some time, he wearied of them, and would sit in his box at the Opera, either alone or with Lord Henry, listening in rapt pleasure to "Tannhauser," and seeing in that great work of art a presentation of the tragedy of his own soul.
    Chapter 9 (42% in)

There are no more uses of "opera" in Picture of Dorian Gray - 13 chapter version.

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