stagione

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian stagione (season). Doublet of station.

NounEdit

stagione (uncountable)

  1. A system for presenting opera, whereby each production is cast separately and has a brief but intensive run of performances.
    • 2008 June 4, Anthony Tommasini, “In Charting Its Future, City Opera Chooses an Adventurous Path”, in New York Times[1]:
      Again, for New York to have a stagione house is an interesting departure.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin stātiōnem, the accusative singular of stātiō. Cognate to stazione which is from the same Latin word but borrowed instead of inherited. Also a Doublet of stazzo and stazzone.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /staˈd͡ʒo.ne/, [s̪t̪äˈd͡ʒo̞ːn̺e]
  • Rhymes: -one
  • Hyphenation: sta‧gió‧ne

NounEdit

stagione f (plural stagioni)

  1. season (quarter of a year, part of year with something special)
  2. (broadcasting) season (group of episodes)
  3. weather
    la stagione caldahot weather

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DescendantsEdit

  • Cimbrian: stadjónge

See alsoEdit

Seasons in Italian · stagioni (layout · text)
primavera (spring) estate (summer) autunno (autumn) inverno (winter)

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  • stagione in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana