noun, plural zar·zue·las [zahr-zwey-luh z, -zwee-; Spanish thahr-thwe-lahs, sahr-swe-] /zɑrˈzweɪ ləz, -ˈzwi-; Spanish θɑrˈθwɛ lɑs, sɑrˈswɛ-/.
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The days of the great writers of zarzuela have gone never to return.Rosinante to the Road Again|John Dos Passos
The zarzuela, I should add, lasts about an hour, and for the most part is divided into three scenes.The Land of The Blessed Virgin; Sketches and Impressions in Andalusia|William Somerset Maugham
The last-named type, the zarzuela, became particularly popular.A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman
The play was one of the kind known in Spain as a "Zarzuela," or farce.Cuba Past and Present|Richard Davey