the opera

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the opera

: an opera performance or opera performances
  • Have you ever been to the opera?
  • I enjoy going to the opera.

Word by Word Definitions

opera play
  1. : plural of opus

  1. : a drama set to music and made up of vocal pieces with orchestral accompaniment and orchestral overtures (see 1overture 2) and interludes (see interlude 3)

  2. : the score (see 1score 6) of a musical drama

  3. : the performance of an opera


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