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scena

[shey-nuh] /ˈʃeɪ nə/
noun
1.
an extended operatic vocal solo, usually including an aria and a recitative.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < Italian: literally, scene
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scena

/ˈʃeɪnə/
noun (pl) -ne (-ˌneɪ)
1.
a scene in an opera, usually longer than a single aria
2.
a dramatic vocal piece written in operatic style
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