Origin of aria
noun Classical Mythology.
Examples from the Web for arias
“The movie is a good representation of what could happen,” Arias said.
“Jordan became one of our friends instead of our boss,” said Arias.
If convicted of the lesser charge of manslaughter, Arias could serve far less time in prison: seven to 12 years.
“She just gutted him,” said Martinez, who likened Arias to an obsessed stalker and sociopath.
Arias dated Alexander for several months and then continued a sexual relationship with him after they broke up.
While many individuals might be named, Arias Montano was perhaps the greatest of Spains representatives.A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman
This choice, in which the Jesuits had some influence, induced them to suppose that Arias would be condemned.
His arias are deliberately designed to catch the applause of an audience.How Music Developed|W. J. Henderson
The Archbishop of Seville, Arias, who was of the same politics, was shortly afterwards sent back to his diocese.Political Women, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Sutherland Menzies
Other unpublished 433 works are a cantata, two arias with orchestral accompaniment, and a rhapsody for the piano.Contemporary American Composers|Rupert Hughes
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.