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zarzuela

(zɑːˈzweɪlə)
n
1. (Theatre) a type of Spanish vaudeville or operetta, usually satirical in nature
2. (Cookery) a seafood stew
[from Spanish, from La Zarzuela, name of the palace near Madrid where such vaudeville was first performed (1629)]

zar•zue•la

(zɑrˈzweɪ lə, -ˈzwi-; Sp. θɑrˈθwɛ lɑ, sɑrˈswɛ-)

n., pl. -las (-ləz; Sp. -läs).
a Spanish opera having spoken dialogue and often a satirically treated topical theme.
[1885–90; < Sp]
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