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Duo   /dˈuoʊ/   Listen
Duo

noun
(pl. duos, dui)
1.
Two items of the same kind.  Synonyms: brace, couple, couplet, distich, duad, duet, dyad, pair, span, twain, twosome, yoke.
2.
Two performers or singers who perform together.  Synonyms: duet, duette.
3.
A pair who associate with one another.  Synonyms: couple, duet, twosome.  "An inseparable twosome"
4.
A musical composition for two performers.  Synonyms: duet, duette.






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"Duo" Quotes from Famous Books



... reading room and the reception room adjoining were open. McLean, lost in a rosy future in which he and Harmony sat together for indefinite periods, with no Peter to scowl over his books at them, a future in which life was one long piano-violin duo, with the candles in the chandelier going out one by one, leaving them at last alone in scented darkness together—McLean heard nothing until the mention of ...
— The Street of Seven Stars • Mary Roberts Rinehart

... Therefore, it all came about. Jenny Lind came, so did Auber. The meeting was a pleasure to them both. They talked music, art, told many anecdotes of celebrated acquaintances: Alboni, Nilsson, Patti, etc. He had brought some of his music with him, and Jenny Lind and I sang the duo of his latest opera "Le Premier Jour de Bonheur." He consulted me as to whether he might dare to ask her to dine with him, with a few congenial spirits. I said I was sure she would be enchanted to ...
— In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. • L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone



Words linked to "Duo" :   same-sex marriage, musical organisation, ii, two, pair, piece, opus, composition, piece of music, couplet, musical organization, fellow, 2, musical group, duette, primo, mate, Laurel and Hardy, secondo, doubleton, twosome, musical composition, deuce, twain, duet, span



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