opera - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun 

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/ˈɒp(ə)rə/
singularopera
pluraloperas
  1. 1
    [countable] a type of play performed by singers and an orchestra

    Wagner’s operas

    go to the opera:

    We went to the opera last night and saw La Boheme.

     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      [only before noun] connected with, consisting of, or performing in opera
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  2. 2
    [uncountable] opera considered as an art form

    the great composers of opera

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