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opera house

n.
A theater designed chiefly for the performance of operas.

opera house

n
(Architecture) a theatre designed for opera

op′era house`


n.
a theater devoted chiefly to operas.
[1710–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.opera house - a building where musical dramas are performedopera house - a building where musical dramas are performed
theater, theatre, house - a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full"
Translations
casa de ópera

opera house

nteatro lirico or dell'opera, opera
References in classic literature ?
Though there was already talk of the erection, in remote metropolitan distances "above the Forties," of a new Opera House which should compete in costliness and splendour with those of the great European capitals, the world of fashion was still content to reassemble every winter in the shabby red and gold boxes of the sociable old Academy.
No expense had been spared on the setting, which was acknowledged to be very beautiful even by people who shared his acquaintance with the Opera houses of Paris and Vienna.
The retiring managers had already handed over to their successors the two tiny master-keys which opened all the doors--thousands of doors-- of the Opera house. And those little keys, the object of general curiosity, were being passed from hand to hand, when the attention of some of the guests was diverted by their discovery, at the end of the table, of that strange, wan and fantastic face, with the hollow eyes, which had already appeared in the foyer of the ballet and been greeted by little Jammes' exclamation:
He gave a concert at the Opera House on Monday night, and he and his manager spent Saturday and Sunday at our comfortable hotel.
In the Opera House a crowd had gathered to see a show and further down Main Street the fiddlers, their instruments tuned, sweated and worked to keep the feet of youth flying over a dance floor.
There were a few tallow dips lighted on the tables; but the real luminary of this tavern, that which played the part in this dram-shop of the chandelier of an opera house, was the fire.
I'm smothered if the opera house isn't your proper hemisphere.
(10) The reality of costs under Utzon was that in the nine years that he "worked on the Opera House $15,072,855 was spent" (Drew "Sydney Opera" 394) on its construction and design.
Dallas has a new opera house in the pipeline from Sit Norman Foster and St Petersburg a second Marinsky Theatre in the shape of a huge golden sack on the banks of the Neva, by the architect Dominique Perrault.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation and Scotchgard Protector, a product of Minnesota-based adhesives company 3M, have named the Central City Opera House in Gilpin County one of five national, historical treasures to receive professional cleaning and treatment with Scotchgard products to preserve and protect the buildings.
1867: The building opened on September 18 as The Tyne Theatre and Opera House.
Drama returns to Newcastle Opera House tonight, with a smash hit comedy.