zarzuela

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See also: zarzuéla

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish zarzuela, probably from the Palace of Zarzuela, royal residence near Madrid where it was first performed.

Noun[edit]

zarzuela (countable and uncountable, plural zarzuelas)

  1. (music) A form of Spanish opera having spoken dialogue and usually a comic subject.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

zarzuela f (plural zarzuelas)

  1. Alternative form of zarzuéla

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From La Zarzuela, royal residence near Madrid where it was first performed.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θaɾˈθwela/, [θaɾˈθwe.la]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /saɾˈswela/, [saɾˈswe.la]

Noun[edit]

zarzuela f (plural zarzuelas)

  1. (music) zarzuela (form of Spanish opera having spoken dialogue)

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