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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of light opera
An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
Words nearby light opera
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Example sentences from the Web for light opera
The music is very elaborate for light-opera purposes, and is written broadly and effectively, especially for the orchestra.The Standard Light Operas|George Upton
Yet, although she was an inmate of Massachusetts, her face and figure would have ornamented any light-opera stage.Police!!!|Robert W. Chambers
British Dictionary definitions for light opera
another term for operetta