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

  • Melba, Dame Nellie Originally Helen Porter Mitchell. 1861-1931. Australian soprano primarily with London's Covent Garden (1889-1926) and the Metropolitan Opera in New York City (1893-1911).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. Australian operatic soprano (1861-1931)


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