Definition of Melba

1. Noun. Australian operatic soprano (1861-1931).




Definition of Melba

1. Noun. A dessert made originally from peach (now from other fruits), ice cream, and raspberry ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melba

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melba (current term)
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Literary usage of Melba

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1. Success in Music and how it is Won by Henry Theophilus Finck, Ignace Jan Paderewski (1909)
"vin melba, GARDEN, AND CALVE NELLIE melba THE British Isles have given to the world some of the greatest tenors and baritones, but no prima donnas of the ..."

2. Some Players: Personal Sketches by Lillie (West) Brown [Buck, Amy Leslie (1899)
"It was very interesting to study the adieu of Patti and the arrival of melba, for they were almost simultaneous. There was nothing pathetic in the arch kiss ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"N. melba, i!. Ladles' HJ 26: 25. Mr. '09. Interpretation of songs. T. del Riego. .... N. melba. Ladies' HJ 26: 6. My. '0:*. Who should cultivate the voice? ..."

4. The Romantic World of Music by William Armstrong (1922)
"The war itself meant to Madame melba a very near and harrowing thing. Early in it she wrote to me from Australia, saying: "I have lost so many dear ones and ..."

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