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aria

Syllabification: a·ri·a
Pronunciation: /ˈärēə
 
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Definition of aria in English:

noun

Music
A long, accompanied song for a solo voice, typically one in an opera or oratorio.
Example sentences
  • Songs, arias, and operatic scenes are mixed together, and that works well too.
  • Only Bartoli could have made best-selling albums out of obscure arias by Scarlatti, Vivaldi and Gluck.
  • The concert will include many opera favourites including arias from Bizet, Puccini and Dvorak.

Origin

early 18th century: from Italian, from Latin aer 'air'.

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