Definition of zarzuela in English:


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Pronunciation: /zɑːˈzweɪlə
, θarˈθwela/


1A Spanish traditional form of musical comedy.
2 [mass noun] A Spanish dish of various kinds of seafood cooked in a rich sauce.
More example sentences
  • The seafood casserole, called zarzuela de mariscos, was steaming hot and overflowing.


Spanish, apparently from a place name.

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