What does aria mean?

Definitions for aria
ˈɑr i ə, ˈɛər i əari·a

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arianoun

    an elaborate song for solo voice


  1. arianoun

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

  2. ARIAnoun

    A musical awards given by the Australian Recording Industry Association.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. ARIAnoun

    in musick. An air, song, or tune.

    Etymology: Ital.


  1. ARIA

    The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade association representing the Australian recording industry which was established in the 1970s by six major record companies, EMI, Festival, CBS, RCA, WEA and Universal replacing the Association of Australian Record Manufacturers (AARM) which was formed in 1956. It oversees the collection, administration and distribution of music licences and royalties. The association has more than 100 members, including small labels typically run by one to five people, medium size organisations and very large companies with international affiliates. ARIA is administered by a Board of Directors comprising senior executives from record companies, both large and small.


  1. aria

    An aria is a long song or melody that is usually performed in an opera, oratorio, or cantata. It is typically performed by a single voice, such as a soprano, tenor, or baritone, and often expresses intense emotions or deep feelings. The term can also refer to any expressive melody performed in a similar style.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arianoun

    an air or song; a melody; a tune

  2. Etymology: [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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  1. aria

    Song lyrics by aria -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by aria on the Lyrics.com website.

  2. ARIA

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

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ARIA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Aria is ranked #53072 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Aria surname appeared 390 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Aria.

    52.5% or 205 total occurrences were White.
    32.3% or 126 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    7.4% or 29 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    5.1% or 20 total occurrences were Asian.
    2.5% or 10 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Aari

  2. RIAA

  3. raia

  4. aira

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  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

Examples of aria in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Zalaznick:

    Nick McCabe said. The city’s hotels, meanwhile, are making big moves to accommodate the increasing numbers of luxury consumers. Last month, Aria introduced a luxury collection called The Tower Suites. Guests travel to and from the airport in limousines, they’re greeted at curbside and there is a dedicated entrance and private VIP lounge for speedy check-in. As soon as guests book a stay, the Tower Suites concierge reaches out to book dinner reservations and arrange show tickets. 5 best shows to see in Las Vegas This fall, Encore at the Wynn completed a design refresh, updating all suites to include push-button electronic amenities. It added custom linens and floor coverings and commissioned an amenities collection from top-of-the-line cosmetics and fragrance company Molton Brown. Meanwhile, Caesars will mark its 50th anniversary in 2016 with a $ 75 million renovation of its Roman Tower, which will be renamed the Julius Tower next month. While the behemoth resorts expand their luxury offerings, smaller boutique properties that offer a more intimate upscale experience have been opening. Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace debuted in 2013, and Delano Las Vegas and Delano Las Vegas opened last year. One of the smallest hotels, the Parisian-themed The Cromwell, opened last year with only 188 rooms, all with hardwood floors, glamorous boudoir lighting and chaise lounges. Guests are invited to a Moet Chandon toast with the general manager on Friday and Saturday nights. Ultra luxury packages at new Drai’s offer fireworks and private jets But Vegas ’ biggest draw might be its endless bounty of celebrity chef-driven restaurants. Recent eateries from boldfaced names in an already saturated market include three-Michelin-starred Alain Ducasse’s Rivea at Delano Las Vegas, two-Michelin-starred Julian Serrano’s Lago at Bellagio and two-Michelin-starred Michael Mina’s Bardot Brasserie at Aria. Two popular restaurants from other cities have just opened outposts in Delano Las Vegas. In October, the New York City hot spot Carbone( whose fans include Michelle Obama and Kim Kardashian) opened at Aria. Just like New York, Delano Las Vegas is Delano Las Vegas. We try to differentiate ourselves by not only serving excellent food but by creating a unique experience.

  2. Lynn Kramer:

    Of the 48 cases of ARIA-E, only five were symptomatic.

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    (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
    • A. soft-witted
    • B. ectomorphic
    • C. appellative
    • D. eloquent

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