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Savoyard

noun Sa·voy·ard \sə-ˈvi-ˌärd, ˌsa-ˌvi-ˈärd, ˌsav-ˌwä-ˈyär(d)\

Definition of SAVOYARD

:  a devotee, performer, or producer of the comic operas of W. S. Gilbert and A. S. Sullivan

Origin of SAVOYARD

Savoy Theater, London, built for the presentation of Gilbert and Sullivan operas
First Known Use: 1890

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