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opry

[op-ree] /ˈɒp ri/
noun, plural opries, adjective
1.
opera1 .
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; Americanism
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Examples for opry
  • The degree was presented to her on stage at the grand ole opry.
Word Origin and History for opry
opry
1914, U.S. dial. pronunciation of opera. Esp. in Grand Ole Opry, a radio broadcast of country music from Nashville, registered as a proprietary name 1950.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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