the marriage of figaro

Marriage of Figaro, The

[fig-uh-roh]
noun
Italian Le nozze di Figaro. an opera (1786) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
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An opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, in which the servant Figaro outwits his noble master, who is trying to seduce Figaro's fiancée.

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