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[mah-li-brahn; French mah-lee-brahn; Spanish mah-lee-vrahn]
  1. Ma·ri·a Fe·li·ci·ta [Spanish mah-ree-ah fe-lee-thee-tah] /Spanish mɑˈri ɑ ˌfɛ liˈθi tɑ/, 1808–36, Spanish opera singer, born in France.
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Examples from the Web for malibran

Historical Examples

  • Malibran, too, Landor described as being most fascinating off the stage.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 104, June, 1866


  • Malibran was a genius, but she was no more consumptive than Hercules.

    Fair Margaret

    Francis Marion Crawford

  • Malibran was at first angry, and would neither see nor hear him.

    Ole Bull

    Sara C. Bull

  • In this, I had the good fortune to hear that wonderful vocalist, Malibran.

  • Our beautiful and favorite Malibran is playing in Paris this winter.

    Pencillings by the Way

    N. Parker Willis