Savoyard

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

Definition of Savoyard

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

Origin and Etymology of savoyard

Savoy Theater, London, built for the presentation of Gilbert and Sullivan operas


First Known Use: 1890


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