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Meaning of ARIA

Pronunciation:  'âreeu

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an elaborate song for solo voice
  2. [n]  an elaborate song for solo voice

ARIA is a 4 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: arietta, opera, short aria, song, song, strain



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\A"ri*a\, n. [It., fr. L. a["e]r. See {Air}.] (Mus.)
An air or song; a melody; a tune.

Note: The Italian term is now mostly used for the more
      elaborate accompanied melodies sung by a single voice,
      in operas, oratorios, cantatas, anthems, etc., and not
      so much for simple airs or tunes.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: air, aria buffa, aria cantabile, aria da capo, aria da chiesa, aria di bravura, aria di coloratura, aria fugata, aria parlante, arietta, arioso, bravura, cantabile, canto, cantus, coloratura, descant, ditty, hymn, lay, lied, line, measure, melodia, melodic line, melody, note, recitative, refrain, solo, solo part, song, soprano part, strain, treble, tune