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metropolitan opera

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Metropolitan Opera definition

The most prominent opera company in the United States, often called “the Met” for short. It is based in New York City.

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  • What have you got to do with our famous tenor of the metropolitan opera Company?

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  • The fact cannot be too much emphasized that, properly speaking, there is no deficit at the metropolitan opera House.

  • But the powers that rule the destinies of the metropolitan opera House are too wise to heed the arguments of these prophets.

  • Our musical rivals of yesterday are as chorus people compared to metropolitan opera stars, with us.

  • Ingersoll can fill the metropolitan opera House any day, and have five thousand dollars in the house.

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