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  • The prima donna assoluta is the Signora Anaide Castellan de

    Life in Mexico, During a Residence of Two Years in That Country

  • Besides, overall the work of governing is generally the work of men - not a choice 'career' taken up by some Evangelical 'soccer' mom with a bent for being the PTA "assoluta" and who confuses the American flag for Jesus and the state capitol for the cathedral.

    Governor Palin

  • Almost blind and 90 years old, Alicia Alonso, Cuba's prima ballerina assoluta, presents an unforgettable three-act incarnation of Tchaikovsky's classic, four-act ballet with her Ballet Nacional de Cuba.

    What's On Around Europe

  • As prima blogger assoluta La Cieca pointed out, nobody knows.

    Ma se mi toccano dov'è il mio debole sarò una vipera

  • As prima blogger assoluta La Cieca pointed out, nobody knows.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Today, she is Cuba's prima ballerina assoluta, and next month, she'll be 90.

    Dancers Leap Over U.S.-Cuba Political Barriers

  • Includes appearances by one-fourth of The Curses, soprano Andrea Gruber, gamba heroine Matchless Orinda, and prima blogger assoluta La Cieca. posted by Matthew @ 1: 45 AM

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Includes appearances by one-fourth of The Curses, soprano Andrea Gruber, gamba heroine Matchless Orinda, and prima blogger assoluta La Cieca. posted by Matthew @ 1: 45 AM

    Prick Up Your Ears

  • His wife, Bolshoi prima ballerina assoluta Maya Plisetskaya, kindly autographed one of her DVDs that I'd brought along.

    Viva Maya & Rodion

  • Madame Shchedrin's memoirs of her days as prima ballerina assoluta of the Bolshoi in haut-Soviet times.

    Reading & listening for the autumn

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  • adjective meaning: absolute, supreme. Italian. Used in English to refer to opera singers and ballerinas (and maybe others).

    July 8, 2009