opera house


noun

a theater devoted chiefly to operas.
Older Use. a theater, especially a large, ornate one.

Nearby words

  1. opera buffa,
  2. opera cloak,
  3. opera glass,
  4. opera glasses,
  5. opera hat,
  6. opera seria,
  7. opera window,
  8. operable,
  9. operagoer,
  10. operand

Origin of opera house

First recorded in 1710–20

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British Dictionary definitions for opera house

opera house

noun

a theatre designed for opera
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