noun, plural so·los, so·li [soh-lee] /ˈsoʊ li/.
verb (used without object), so·loed, so·lo·ing.
verb (used with object), so·loed, so·lo·ing.
Origin of solo
Origin of soli-1
Origin of soli-2
Examples from the Web for soli
Historical Examples of soli
Clearchus of Soli calls the tomb of Alyattes "the tomb of the Hetæra."The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI)
The only inscription which it bears is his motto—— Soli Deo gloria.The Story of Brussels
Some he settled at Soli in Cilicia, and others in other places, and some in this spot.
From Seleucia to Soli is a voyage in a straight line of nearly 1000 stadia.
This is the case with his ninth Symphony with Soli and Chorus.Life of Beethoven
Word Origin for soli
noun plural -los
- any performance, mountain climb, or other undertaking carried out by an individual without assistance from others
- (as modifier)a solo attempt
Word Origin for solo
1690s, "piece of music for one voice or instrument," from Italian solo, literally "alone," from Latin solus "alone" (see sole (adj.)). As an adjective in English from 1712, originally in the non-musical sense of "alone, unassisted;" in reference to aircraft flying from 1909. The verb is first attested 1858 in the musical sense, 1886 in a non-musical sense. Related: Soloed; soloing.