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used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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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
  • He was naturally pale, conscious of his weight, and fussy about his food, a lover of opera and sports cars.
    p. 223.7
  • Duke's grandmother lived in an upstairs room and made apple pies and watched soap operas every afternoon.
    p. 219.2

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