Marriage of Figaro, The

[ fig-uh-roh ]
/ ˈfɪg əˌroʊ /

noun

(Italian Le nozze di Figaro), an opera (1786) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
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Culture definitions for the marriage of figaro

The Marriage of Figaro


An opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, in which the servant Figaro outwits his noble master, who is trying to seduce Figaro's fiancée.

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