aria aria  /ˈɑ ri ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an elaborate song for solo voice

Usage(s):

  1. He was singing an aria that most tenors transpose down a step, in order to get by on B-flats (tough enough).
  2. I'm like some bizarro opera fan who comes for the plot and heads for the bar when the aria commences.
  3. It would be goofy indeed if a porn video could make Paris Hilton's career, while one grand-Oprah aria could torpedo Cruise's.

News

  1. Cloud Billing Expert Applauds Recurring Revenue Innovations in Airline Industry

    Subscription billing expert Aria Systems lauds United Airlines and Surf Air for joining Apple, Google, Adobe, and YouTube in providing their customers subscription-, usage- or a combination of offerings in unique and creative ways. Growing numbers of innovative companies realize that providing their goods and services on a recurring basis can satisfy customer needs in new ways. (PRWeb June 11 ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT: Aria May

    Shekleton , Mark Shekleton and Jessica Guastamachio, Carriage Drive, daughter, Aria May, May 14, Manchester Memorial Hospital.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: FOX CT Hartford

  3. PLL Spoilers: Writer Talks Aria & Ezra

    PLL Spoilers: Writer Talks Aria & Ezra - Wetpaint Fun facts from Boy Meets World – TooFab Ireland Baldwin hugs Hello Kitty – Just Jared Karmin To Open for Jonas Brothers on Tour – Teen.com Listen to Hunter Hayes‘ newest tune – BOP Tiger Beat Justin Bieber: BTS of his Adidas NEO shoot – Justin [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Just Jared Jr.

Quotes

  1. Radio 3 controller Roger Wright said: "It is pleasing to see the way in which they have engaged with this fun search for the favourite aria and continue to enjoy the BBC's celebration of opera."
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Roger Wright Source: BBC News

  2. "I'm actually dreading it to be completely honest because I have to go to the ARIA Awards," Cave said. "That's something I've been avoiding for 25 years because I think it's so f***ing tedious. But I think I'm allowed to come in the...
    on Oct 22, 2007 By: Nick Cave Source: Stuff.co.nz

  3. "When I was singing the last aria, I couldn't help being quite sad, thinking that Luciano is in this moment suffering," Domingo said. "It was very, very emotional."
    on Jul 8, 2006 By: Placido Domingo Source: Washington Post

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