- "an extended dramatic composition, in which all parts are sung to instrumental accompaniment.” From the Italian noun opera meaning “work, labor, composition,” which itself comes from the Latin noun opus, operis, neut. meaning “work.” (All information is from www.wikipedia.org
– operation, Opus Dei (“Work of God”), magnum opus (“great work”), oeuvre, Grand Ole Opry, operatic, operetta
- “My wife and I plan to take in an opera while we dine in Little Italy this summer - can’t wait!”
GUESS THE APHORISM:
‘Tis better to have loved and lost... (scroll for the answer)
A: ...than never to have loved at all.
-Alfred Lord Tennyson