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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)


the art form (or describing something as related to it) that consists of musical plays with orchestra in which most dialogue is sung
  • We have been active every night for nearly two weeks-opera, dinner parties, business dinners.
    3 — 1908 (65% in)
  • I have used my friendship with the Mastersons in order to arrange the invitation of a famous opera singer, Elizabeth Paige, who will be in the city at that time.
    7 — 1915-1916 (71% in)
  • A certain opera star came to mind.
    8 — 1917 (54% in)

There are no more uses of "opera" in Rose Red.

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