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singspiel

noun sing·spiel \ˈsiŋ-ˌspēl, ˈziŋ-ˌshpēl\

Definition of SINGSPIEL

:  a musical work popular in Germany especially in the latter part of the 18th century characterized by spoken dialogue interspersed with songs

Origin of SINGSPIEL

German, from singen to sing + Spiel play
First Known Use: 1876

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