English version

opera house

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music, Theatre
opera houseˈopera house noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š APMAPTa theatre where operas are performed πŸ”Š the Sydney Opera House
Examples from the Corpus
opera houseβ€’ By the mid-1880s Atchison had gas and electricity, a hospital, a good library, and an opera house.β€’ But opera is politically neutral and the Khabarovsk opera house was vacant most of the time.β€’ They grew wealthy overnight and had a beautiful little opera house built in the midst of their shacks on the steep slope.β€’ Once the best you could hope for was a 50-year-old prima ballerina who sometimes starred at the local opera house.β€’ Not only was the curtain rung down but the opera house was dismantled.β€’ She prefers her recordings made live in the opera house and regards herself totally as a woman of the theatre.β€’ They polished up the opera house, and every summer stars from the Metropolitan came out and performed.β€’ The opera house was used to store petrol and the stage was used for five-a-side football.
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