Soprano So*pra"no, n.; pl. E. {Sopranos}, It. {Soprani}. [It., fr. soprano superior, highest, fr. sopra above, L. supra. See {Sovereign}.] (Mus.) (a) The treble; the highest vocal register; the highest kind of female or boy's voice; the upper part in harmony for mixed voices. (b) A singer, commonly a woman, with a treble voice. [1913 Webster]

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