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OPRA

n acronym for (in Britain)
  1. Occupational Pensions Regulatory Authority
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Examples from the Web for opra

Historical Examples

  • I remember the night we heard "Bohme" from the gallery of the Opra Comique.

    The Harbor

    Ernest Poole

  • He imagined this girl poised on the noble stairway of the Opra there.

    In a Little Town

    Rupert Hughes

  • Her first appearance on the stage was in Paris, 1690, at the Opra.

  • About this time he tried again for a place in the orchestra of the Opra Comique, but in vain.

    Ole Bull

    Sara C. Bull

  • One of Roger's best was played upon Duponchel, the director of the Opra.

    Vie de Bohme

    Orlo Williams