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- n. a lyric soprano who specializes in coloratura vocal music
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That night being free, they had passed up the cinema offering of Harold Lloyd and the advertised "SF Musical Club High Jinks" at the Palace Hotel in favour of a small, private recital of lieder by a visiting coloratura soprano to which Auberon had arranged an invitation.
Every man who drives a racing-car has a coloratura soprano beaten to death for temperament.