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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Cultural definitions for Marriage of Figaro, The

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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