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a combining form meaning “alone,” “solitary,” used in the formation of compound words: solifidian.
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Origin of soli-1
<Latin sōli-, combining form of sōlus.See sole1
Words nearby soli-
solfatara, solfège, solfeggio, Solferino, solgel, soli-, solicit, solicitation, solicited, soliciting, solicitor
Other definitions for soli- (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “sun,” used in the formation of compound words: soliform.
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How to use soli- in a sentence
The Forgetting Tree: A Novel by Tatjana Soli The trials of a strong California woman who learns to love the land.This Week’s Hot Reads: Aug. 26, 2012|Nicholas Mancusi|August 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Above Soli in the interior is Limenia a city, then follows the promontory of Crommyon.
Stasanor, one of the companions of Alexander, was a native of Soli, and was honoured with a chief command.
Tibi soli peccavi, et malum coram te feci: ut justificeris in sermonibus tuis et vincas cum judicaris.Olive in Italy|Moray Dalton
I endeavoured to sweeten the monotony of my duties in some degree by always enriching and ornamenting my soli performances.
The musicians asked me afterwards whether we had players on the trumpet in Germany who could execute such soli as that!
British Dictionary definitions for soli-
/ (ˈsəʊlɪ) /
music (of a piece or passage) to be performed by or with soloistsCompare tutti
Word Origin for soli
plural of solo
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