n acronym for (in Britain)
Examples from the Web for opra
"Le Cid" has apparently proved to the taste of the habitus of the Opra, and has been successfully performed on the Continent.
I remember the night we heard "Bohme" from the gallery of the Opra Comique.The Harbor|Ernest Poole
What, again, of the composer who could prefix a tragedy like "Othello" with an overture fit for an "opra bouffe?"
I thundered powerfully down in the bass; that was the North Sea, the chorus in thy present grand' opra.O. T.|Hans Christian Andersen
His poetical reputation rests principally on his numerous productions for the opra aux Italiens, and the comic opera.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various