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light opera

noun
1.
Origin of light opera
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism
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  • Fascinated by performing arts, she also studied and sang light opera, winning multiple scholarships.
  • Few better performances of light opera have ever been seen on the local stage.
British Dictionary definitions for light opera

light opera

noun
1.
another term for operetta
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