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opera house

noun
1.
a theater devoted chiefly to operas.
2.
Older Use. a theater, especially a large, ornate one.
Origin
1710-1720
1710-20
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  • The town boasted churches, baseball teams and even an opera house.
  • And they control for local economic conditions at the time of construction of the opera house.
  • The hotel continues to provide upscale accommodations, and the opera house is a thriving entertainment venue.
  • Looked good from the big coat hanger overlooking the opera house.
  • The lack of an opera house was a disaster at that time for a composer with any pretensions.
  • What was approved in one place could be rejected when the work was taken to another city's opera house.
  • His grandfather built the town's main church, some say also the opera house.
  • And there was a darkened opera house growing cardboard trees and shining wooden moons.
  • There are the favored settings: the opera house, the army barracks, the bachelor pad.
British Dictionary definitions for opera house

opera house

noun
1.
a theatre designed for opera
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