Definitions for attilaˈæt l ə, əˈtɪl ə

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word attila

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Attila, Attila the Hun, Scourge of God, Scourge of the Gods(noun)

    king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)

Wiktionary

  1. Attila(ProperNoun)

    A king of the tribes of Huns.

  2. attila(Noun)

    A short, fringed cape worn as part of the Hungarian traditional costume

  3. attila(Noun)

    Any of the tropical flycatchers of the genus Attila

Freebase

  1. Attila

    Attila is an opera in a prologue and three acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Temistocle Solera, based on the 1809 play Attila, König der Hunnen by Zacharias Werner. Initially, Verdi had enlisted Francesco Maria Piave to prepare the libretto, after Verdi's own scenario. After finding Piave's work unsatisfactory, Verdi then turned to Solera, but finally returned to Piave for act 3. The opera received its first performance at La Fenice, Venice, on 17 March 1846. Ezio's act 2 aria of heroic resolution E' gettata la mia sorte is a fine example of a characteristic Verdian genre, and it achieved fame in its own time with audiences in the context of the adoption of a liberal constitution by Ferdinand II. Other contemporary comment praised the work as suitable for the "political education of the people", while, in contrast, others criticised the opera as "Teutonic" in nature.


Translations for attila

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for attila »

Translation

Find a translation for the attila definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these attila definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"attila." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 4 Aug. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/attila>.

Are we missing a good definition for attila? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for attila:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.