Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Above; before; over; upon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In music, above: as, come sopra, as above; nella parte di sopra, in the upper or higher part.

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Examples

  • My half-Tuesday in Rome included the requisite gallery stop and a self-guided walking tour via the Tazza d'Oro coffee bar, Pantheon, 14th-century Santa Maria sopra Minerva church and ruins of Trajan's Market.

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  • Come attore epoch un po 'overacting, leggermente sopra le righe, matriarch sempre presently alla collaborazione e molto disponibile.

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  • On the morning of June 22, 1633 in the hall of the convent of Santa Maria sopra Minvera in Rome, Galileo Galilei knelt before the Lord-Cardinal Inquisitors-General and publicly abjured his false opinion that the sun was the motionless center of the universe.

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  • Questi li avevo provati anch'io tempo fa e devo dire che la ricetta funziona bene! non so come siano normalmente le ricette della Moroni leggo sopra il commento di Antonella, comunque questi sono niente male.

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  • Jarvis, in un post fresco fresco, afferma che anche Google rischia di tradire se stesso proprio per le magagnucce sopra ...

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  • More than 400 years after Italian composer Alessandro Striggio wrote his extravagant 40-part Missa sopra Ecco sì beato giorno, it has been rediscovered by a Berkeley music scholar who identified the work and rescued it from obscurity.

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  • [T] he forty-part Missa sopra Ecco sì beato giorno ... by Alessandro Striggio languished throughout the twentieth century disguised as a nameless four-part Mass by Strusco.

    For Choral Music aficionados

  • The remains of the great man found a fitting resting place near the grave of St. Catherine of Siena in Santa Maria sopra Minerva.

    Cardinal Domenico Capranica (1400-1458)

  • A contemporary Gigli wrote: A dė 27 di Maggio fu la festa del Corpus Domini, et si fece la Processione solennissima, nella quale e solito che il Papa e portato sopra le spalle dalli scudieri in sedia con maestā coronato, tenendo nelle mani il SS.mo Sacramento.

    A Papal Ceremony

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