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noun, Music.
[hel-dn-ten-er; German hel-dn-tey-nohr] /ˈhɛl dnˌtɛn ər; German ˈhɛl dn teɪˌnoʊr/
noun, plural heldentenors German, heldentenore
[hel-dn-tey-noh-ruh] /ˈhɛl dn teɪˌnoʊ rə/ (Show IPA)
a tenor having a brilliant, powerful voice suited to singing heroic roles, as in Wagnerian opera.
noun (pl) -tenöre (-teˈnøːrə)
a tenor with a powerful voice suited to singing heroic roles, esp in Wagner
a tenor with a dramatic voice


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