opry

[ op-ree ]
/ ˈɒp ri /
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noun, plural op·ries, adjective


Nearby words

  1. oppugn,
  2. oppugnant,
  3. opr,
  4. opra,
  5. opruss,
  6. ops,
  7. ops.,
  8. opsimath,
  9. opsimathy,
  10. opsin

Origin of opry

1910–15; Americanism

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Word Origin and History for opry

opry

n.

1914, U.S. dialectal pronunciation of opera. Especially in Grand Ole Opry, a radio broadcast of country music from Nashville, registered as a proprietary name 1950.

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