viola pomposa

noun viola pom·po·sa \vēˌōləpämˈpōsə\

Definition of viola pomposa


viole pompose

  1. 1 :  an 18th-century viola with five strings

  2. 2 Viola Pomposa :  an organ stop of string tone usually of 8′ pitch

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Origin and Etymology of viola pomposa

Italian, pompous viol

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