What does ARIA mean?

Definitions for ARIAˈɑr i ə, ˈɛər i ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aria(noun)

    an elaborate song for solo voice


  1. aria(Noun)

    A musical piece written typically for a solo voice with orchestral accompaniment in an opera or cantata.

  2. ARIA(Noun)

    A musical awards given by the Australian Recording Industry Association.

  3. Origin: From aria, metathesis from aerem, accusative of aer, from ἀήρ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aria(noun)

    an air or song; a melody; a tune

  2. Origin: [It., fr. L. ar. See Air.]


  1. Aria

    An aria in music was originally any expressive melody, usually, but not always, performed by a singer. The term became used almost exclusively to describe a self-contained piece for one voice, with or without orchestral accompaniment, normally part of a larger work. The typical context for arias is opera, but vocal arias also feature in oratorios and cantatas, sharing features of the operatic arias of their periods.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aria

    ā′ri-a, n. an air or rhythmical song introduced in a cantata, oratorio, or opera, and intended for one voice supported by instruments. [It., from root of Air.]

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  2. ARIA

    What does ARIA stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the ARIA acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ARIA in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ARIA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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