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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Callas, Maria Originally Maria Anna Sophia Cecilia Kalogeropoulos. 1923-1977. American soprano known for her technical capacity and dramatic intensity. Among her notable operatic roles was the title role in Bellini's Norma.

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  • n. Greek coloratura soprano (born in the United States) known for her dramatic intensity in operatic roles (1923-1977)

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