Origin of aria
noun Classical Mythology.
Origin of -aria
Examples from the Web for aria
The basic premise of the fan fic is that Hanna, Spencer, and Aria are all pregnant.50 Shades of Fall TV: New Girl, Scandal, and More Television Fan Fiction|Amy Zimmerman|October 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But whatever their scandalous relationships are, they pale in comparison to that of Aria.
But the fact that Aria and Ezra have yet to see any consequences of their relationship is problematic.
Before this performance, the aria had never been performed on television.
Sick, she palpitates; she compresses her trepidation; she coughs, perchance she sings a bar or two of an aria.The Short Works of George Meredith|George Meredith
Aria diri ang libru, kay dì ku makahatud, Come here to get the book, because I have no time to deliver it.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan|John U. Wolff
To speak seriously, however, this aria is very beautiful, and particularly fascinating.Letters of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy from Italy and Switzerland|Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
All present said that no aria had ever affected them like this one; and, indeed, she sang it as it ought to be sung.The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vol. 1|Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
In his hands the aria took a new meaning, and the recitative became a flexible and responsive instrument.Richard Wagner His Life and His Dramas|W. J. Henderson
Word Origin for aria
from Italian aria, literally "air" (see air (n.1)).
A piece of music for one voice (or occasionally two voices) in an opera, oratorio, or cantata. In contrast with recitative singing, arias are melodious; in contrast with ordinary songs, arias are usually elaborate.