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Opera comes from the latin word [Operis]; therefore, opera's occurred during antiquity in Ancient Rome. Opera Publica or "Public Opera" is the term used in those times. Please remove your tag or I will have to request an administrator intervene. Thank you List of marijuana slang terms 19:23, 4 July 2006 (UTC)
- Pls note the small print on the deletion note: If you created the article, please don't take offense. Instead, consider improving the article so that it is acceptable according to the deletion policy. - Kleinzach 19:59, 4 July 2006 (UTC)
- According to this article: Censor (ancient Rome) and this Stanford University page the term Opera Publica has to do with the construction of buildings. Sarah Ewart (Talk) 20:55, 4 July 2006 (UTC)
- Opus: Latin for "work". Opera: Latin plural of same, meaning "works". Publica = "public". Ergo, "Opera publica" means "Public Works". Nothing to do with musical performances. --GuillaumeTell 00:09, 5 July 2006 (UTC)
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