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]

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zarzuela (countable and uncountable, plural zarzuelas)

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

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish

Noun[edit]

zarzuela f (plural zarzuelas)

  1. Alternative form of zarzuéla

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Palace of Zarzuela, the name probably being a diminutive of zarza (bramble).

Noun[edit]

zarzuela f (plural zarzuelas)

  1. (music) zarzuela