brava


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bra·va

 (brä′vä, brä-vä′)
interj.
Used to express approval of a woman, especially for a performance.
n.
A shout or cry of "brava."

[Italian, feminine of bravo, bravo; see bravo1.]

brava

(ˈbrɑːvə)
interj
a shout of appreciation to a female performer

bra•va

(ˈbrɑ vɑ, brɑˈvɑ)

interj.
(used in praising a female performer.)
[1800–1805; < Italian, feminine of bravo]
References in classic literature ?
Bravo, bravi, brava!" The banker was enthusiastic in his applause.
"Bravi, bravo, brava!" cried Morcerf, parodying the banker, as the selection came to an end.
I had a mind to shout "Brava! Brava!" but I did not do that.
"Brava! brava!" old Steyne's strident voice was heard roaring over all the rest.
Jos da Silva Gonalves and his guest toured various parts of the island to, within the framework of cooperation relations between Cape Verde and the European Union, analyze the investment opportunities and the increase in relations with Brava, translated into concrete initiatives, which will allow the sustainable development of the island and the improvement of the quality of life of its people.
BEIRUT: Beirut's southern suburbs Thursday averted a pileup of garbage around the capital by giving the government one month to find an alternative destination for trash currently dumped in the Costa Brava landfill.
Conocida como la joya de la Costa Brava, esta villa marinera de casas blancas, callejuelas estrechas y secretas calas, ademas de ser el lugar favorito de Salvador Dali, es uno de sus mayores tesoros.
We used to work together and when we met by chance, he was telling me about Art @ Brava. I told him I painted and showed him some portraits.
The Barra Brava are an army of hardcore louts with a mafia-like hold over their local game.
The 176-year old travel company first sent customers to the Costa Brava in 1949, travelling by steamer and rail.
He said: "We've seen destinations move up and down the popularity stakes and next year we're predicting that Malta, Madeira and Costa Brava will catch the attention of holidaymakers who perhaps didn't think they ticked the right box for their needs.
"From Michelin-star restaurants in Costa Brava to music festivals in Malta and outstanding natural beauty in Madeira, these retro destinations really will challenge holidaymakers' misconceptions." Thomas Cook is selling holidays to Spain's Costa Brava for the first time since 2009 as the destination has developed a reputation for food and wine.