Definition of aria
- … Russell Crowe's performance in Gladiator was all about the physical stuff—it was a brute-force aria of fighting and flexing and unleashing hell …
- —Jeff Gordinier
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First Known Use: 1723See Words from the same year
: a song in an opera sung by one person
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