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Melba

[ mel-buh ]
/ ˈmɛl bə /
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noun

(Dame) Nellie Helen Porter Mitchell Armstrong, 1861–1931, Australian operatic soprano.
a female given name.

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Melba
/ (ˈmɛlbə) /

noun

Dame Nellie, stage name of Helen Porter Mitchell. 1861–1931, Australian operatic soprano
do a Melba Australian slang to make repeated farewell appearances
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