grand opera

noun

Definition of grand opera

  1. :  opera in which the plot is serious or tragic and the entire text is set to music

1803

First Known Use of grand opera

1803


GRAND OPERA Defined for English Language Learners

grand opera

noun

Definition of grand opera for English Language Learners

  • : serious opera in which all the words are sung


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