/ (ˈpɒpərə, ˈpɒprə) /
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music drawing on opera or classical music and aiming for popular appeal
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Word Origin for popera
C20: from pop ² (sense 1) + opera
Words nearby popera
pope, Pope, Alexander, popedom, popeline, Popemobile, popera, popery, pope's eye, pope's nose, popette, Popeye
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