noun, plural o·pe·ra se·rias, o·pe·ras se·ria, Italian o·pe·re se·rie [aw-pe-re -se-rye]. /ˈɔ pɛ rɛ ˈsɛ ryɛ/.
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It was a Senate floor soap opera over none other than a soap-opera producer.
One of the most horrific episodes of the Vietnam War is being made into a government-funded opera.
One beginning that amused him takes place at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In June, the executive offices of the Metropolitan Opera were broken into and graffitied with obscene messages.
The Metropolitan Opera is the old-school Cadillac of arts institutions.
A small contingent of the members hurried off to applaud the successful comic opera of the hour.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
At the present time he was trombone in the “Tournée Gulland,” a touring opera company.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
That you did not steal from her house by a secret passage, on the night of the destruction of the opera-house?The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Certain evenings during the week she and her husband attended the opera or sometimes the play.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Fecit dextera Di virtutem: non est mortuus, sed vixit; & nunc incolumis narrat opera Di.