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noun
  1. (music) A melodic theme associated with a particular character, place, thing or idea in an opera.
  2. A recurring theme.
Translations:
  • German: Leitmotiv
  • Spanish: Leitmotiv
Etymology: From Leitmotiv (leading motive), originally used to describe Wagnerian opera.


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