Definition of aria noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɑːriə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːriə//
Pieces of music
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a song for one voice, especially in an opera or oratorio Wordfinderaria, chorus, coloratura, diva, libretto, opera, orchestra pit, recitative, score, surtitles See related entries: Pieces of music Word Originearly 18th cent.: from Italian, from Latin aer ‘air’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: aria