traviata, la

Word Origin & History

Traviata, La
title of an opera by Verdi, from It., lit. "the woman led astray," from traviata lit. "to lead beyond the way," from tra- "across, beyond" (from L. trans-) + via "way" (see via).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: traviata
Next Definition: travieso
Words Near: traviata, la
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for traviata, la
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing traviata, la
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;