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aria

a melody; a solo as in an opera: Her aria was beautifully sung.
Not to be confused with:
area – surface, extent, or range: He combed the area for evidence.

a·ri·a

 (ä′rē-ə)
n.
1. A solo vocal piece with instrumental accompaniment, as in an opera.
2. An air; a melody.

[Italian aria, air, aria, from Latin āera, accusative of āēr, air, from Greek āēr; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

aria

(ˈɑːrɪə)
n
(Classical Music) an elaborate accompanied song for solo voice from a cantata, opera, or oratorio. See also da capo
[C18: from Italian: tune, air]

a•ri•a

(ˈɑr i ə, ˈɛər i ə)

n., pl. a•ri•as.
1. an air or melody.
2. an elaborate melody sung solo with accompaniment, as in an opera or oratorio.
[1735–45; < Italian; see air]

-aria

a suffix occurring in scientific terms of Latin origin, esp. in names of biological genera and groups: filaria.
[< Latin: feminine singular or neuter pl. of -ārius -ary]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aria - an elaborate song for solo voicearia - an elaborate song for solo voice  
opera - a drama set to music; consists of singing with orchestral accompaniment and an orchestral overture and interludes
song, vocal - a short musical composition with words; "a successful musical must have at least three good songs"
arietta, short aria - a short aria

aria

noun song, air, tune, melody an Italian operatic aria

aria

noun
A pleasing succession of musical tones forming a usually brief aesthetic unit:
Obsolete: note.
Translations
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