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Definition of the noun viola

What does viola mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: violas

  1. any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola
  2. large genus of flowering herbs of temperate regions
  3. a bowed stringed instrument slightly larger than a violin, tuned a fifth lower


  1. The viola is a bowed string instrument. It is slightly larger than a violin in size and has a lower and deeper sound than a violin. Since the 18th century it has been the middle voice of the violin family, between the violin and the cello.
    • also known as bratsche, violon alto, viola da bracio, Principal Viola
  2. Viola: Paulo Sergio Rosa, usually known as Viola, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a forward for Brazilian side Grêmio Osasco.
    • also known as Paulo Sergio Rosa
    • born on (47 years ago) in São Paulo
    • nationality: Brazil
  3. Viola a.k.a. Violetta Villas: Czesława Gospodarek, known by her stage name Violetta Villas, was a Belgian-born Polish and international cabaret star, singer, actress, composer and songwriter. Her voice was characterized as coloratura soprano. She could play the piano, violin, and trombone and had absolute pitch. She has been nicknamed "the voice of the atomic age", "the singing toast of the continent", "a voice like French champagne", "Polish Yma Sumac". Villas was the first star of the Casino de Paris at Dunes Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
  4. Viola a.k.a. Violante Placido: Maria Violante Placido is an Italian actress and singer. Born in Rome, she is the daughter of actor-director Michele Placido and actress Simonetta Stefanelli.

There are other people with in their name, like Joe Viola, Ron Viola, Tom Viola, Bill Viola, D.J. Viola, Gail Viola, Jeff Viola, Mary Viola, Mike Viola, Viola Coda and many others.


Viola is a musical group, webpage.

  • albums: "Escapist Pioneers", "Tearcandy", "Melancholydisco", "Anything Can Stop Us", "Wonderabilia", "Cute Destroyer", "Nobodylovers", "A Christmas 45 for You", "Shimmery Summery (Sha-La-La Love)", "A Decade", "Melancholydisco 2", "Neon Lightning", "No Connection", "Beautiful Lost Things", "Heart Breaks Into a Song", "Traitor on the Inside", "2010s (Maybe the World Won't End)", "Fade to White", "This Year It Will Be Different", "Leave It All Again", "Popsicle Summer", "Astromelancholia", "Sea Curtain", "Oh How You Dance", "Puppies in the Rain", "Acoustic Romantic 45 for the Jukebox in Your Heart", "Wayne Coyne, Be Our Santa Claus", "Chaos Shall Reign!", "Viola ♥ Iconcrash", "Viola Music Club 2010", "Goodbye Viola", "Viola Music Club 2009", "Viola Music Club 2011"
  • official website:


  1. Viola is a fictional character from the play Twelfth Night, written by William Shakespeare.
  2. Viola is a fictional character from the book The Baron in the Trees.
    • also known as Violante
  3. Viola is a fictional character from the 2011 film The Ages of Love.

There are other characters with in their name, like Joe Viola, Viola Munson and Viola De Lesseps.


  1. "Viola" is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Matías Piñeiro.
  2. "Viola" is a drama film directed by James Marcus Haney.


  1. "Viola" a.k.a. "Voilà!": Voila! is the third studio album by Italian singer In-Grid. It was released in 2005, and it featured songs on French and English languages. An English vocal album was also released.
    • also known as Voila!, Viola!
    • genres: Pop music, Dance music
    • released on (10 years ago)
  2. "Viola" is the fourteenth single from Japanese singer Hitomi Shimatani, and the first single from her 2004 album Tsuioku+Love Letter. It peaked at #17 on the Oricon charts and has sold around 22,000 copies.
  3. "Viola" is an unfinished romantic opera by Bedřich Smetana. The libretto was written by Eliška Krásnohorská, and is based on Shakespeare's play Twelfth Night. The composer did some work on it in 1874 and then came back to it in 1883, when he only managed to orchestrate a few scenes; the opera was left incomplete upon Smetana's death in 1884.
  4. "Viola" is a composition.
  5. "Viola" is a musical single of Moogwai.
    • released on (15 years ago)
  6. "Viola" is a musical single of Hitomi Shimatani.
    • released on (11 years ago)
  7. "Viola" a.k.a. "Viola (feat. viola: Walter Fähndrich)" is a musical album of Walter Fähndrich.
    • released in (21 years ago)
  8. "Viola" is a composition.
  9. "Viola" a.k.a. "Viola!" is a musical album of In Flagranti.
  10. "Viola" is a musical album of Christian Asplund.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  11. "Viola" is a musical album of Fabio Tagliaferri.
  12. "Viola" is a musical EP of Shandon.
    • released in (12 years ago)
  13. "Viola" is a music composition by Nate Borofsky.
    • music by Nate Borofsky
    • award:
      • Independent Music Award for Best Song - Folk/Singer-Songwriter nomination for Girlyman
      • Independent Music Award for Best Song - Folk/Singer-Songwriter, received by Girlyman
  14. "Viola" is a composition.


  1. Viola is a village in Richland and Vernon Counties in the U.S. state of Wisconsin, United States. The population was 699 at the 2010 census. Of this, 477 were in Richland County, and 222 were in Vernon County.
  2. Viola is a town in Fulton County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 381 at the 2000 census.
  3. Viola is a village in Mercer County, Illinois, United States. The population was 955 at the 2010 census, a loss of one person from 956 in 2000.
  4. Viola is a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 130.
  5. Viola is a town in Kent County, Delaware, United States. It is part of the Dover, Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 157 at the 2010 census.
  6. Viola is a town in Warren County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 129 at the 2000 census and 131 at the 2010 census.
  7. Viola is a comune in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 90 km south of Turin and about 35 km southeast of Cuneo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 470 and an area of 21.1 km².
  8. Viola is a hamlet and census-designated place in the town of Ramapo, Rockland County, New York, United States. It is located north of Airmont, east of Montebello, south of Wesley Hills, and west of Hillcrest. The population was 6,868 at the 2010 census.
  9. Viola is an unincorporated community in eastern Linn County, Iowa, United States. It lies along local roads northeast of the city of Cedar Rapids, the county seat of Linn County. Its elevation is 978 feet. Although Viola is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 52350, which opened on 7 October 1861.
  10. Viola Township is a township in Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 555 at the 2000 census.
  11. Viola is an unincorporated community on Route 39 on the border between Barry and Stone counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. The community was founded in 1894 and is named for an unidentified woman. It is also situated on Table Rock Lake.
  12. Viola a.k.a. Viola, Idaho: Viola is an unincorporated community in Latah County, Idaho, United States. Viola has a post office with a ZIP code of 83872. Viola lies on U.S. Route 95 south of its intersection with Idaho State Highway 66 and north of Moscow.
  13. Viola a.k.a. Viola, Kentucky: Viola is an unincorporated community in Graves County, Kentucky, United States.


The Viola is a steam trawler built in 1906. During her long career, she has also been known as Viola III, Kapduen and Dias.

Phrases with Viola

Phrases starting with the word Viola:

  1. Viola Lii
  2. Viola Alba
  3. viola clef
  4. Viola Doii
  5. Viola Egra
  6. Viola Evae
  7. Viola Olla
  8. Viola Acuta
  9. Viola Alata
  10. Viola Amani
  11. Viola aurea
  12. Viola Bella
  13. Viola Cetia
  14. Viola Dubia
  15. Viola Dyris
  16. Viola Elata

Phrases ending with the word Viola:

  1. Imma Viola
  2. Eques Viola
  3. genus viola
  4. Parma viola

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Viola

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Google previewHow To Dazzle At Twelfth Night

The only person who knows the truth about Viola is the Captain of the shipwrecked boat from which they survived.

Google previewThe Herbfarm Cookbook (2013)

by Jerry Traunfeld

A tiny viola is a charming garnish for a small slice of strawberry tart, but a giant pansy looks tawdry. Before you eat any flower, or even use it as a garnish for food, pay attention to the following rules. First, you must be able to identify the flower ...

Google previewThe Collectivization of Agriculture in Communist Eastern Europe (2014)

Comparison and Entanglements by Constantin Iordachi, Arnd Bauerkamper

viola is the author of over thirty articles and four books: The Best Sons of the Fatherland: Workers in the Vanguard of ...

Google previewSubject Headings Used in the Dictionary Catalogs of the Library of Congress [from 1897 Through June 1964] (1966)

by Library of Congress. Subject Cataloging Division

Quintets (Clarinet, violin, viola, violoncello, double bass) ( M560- 562) sa Suites (Harpsichord, flute, violin, 2 viole da gamba) xx Quintets ( Piano, ...

Google previewDictionary of Music (1983)

by Theodore Karp

VIOLA STRINGS VIOLIN FAMILY. 420 quent use. The stick of the viol bow curves slightly out from the hair and is held from below. The strings are tuned in fourths except for a third in the middle. The instruments produce a lighter, less richly ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

VIOLET LEAVES, ABSOLUTE (Viola odorata L.) Synonyms Current CAS number Description Natural sources Oils, violet; Sweet violet; Violet absolute; Violet leaf absolute; Violet leaf oil; Violet leaves absolute; Violet leaves absolute, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1890)

by Sir George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland

Viola; Fr. Viole). The generic name of the family of bowed instruments which succeeded the mediaeval Fiddle and preceded the ...

Google previewThe Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1999)

by Don Michael Randel

Viola alta 713 gave rise to a large and varied repertory there [see Consort, Division, Fantasia, In nomine]. In the late 1 7th century and most of the 1 8th, French performers and composers of viol music were the most celebrated in Europe.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1829)

Viola palmata, or palmated violet.—Leaves palma'e, five-lobed, toothed ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Musical Terms (1884)

To which is Prefixed an Introduction to the Elements of Music by Frederick Niecks

VILLANCICO— VIOLA DA SPALLA. 255 Villancico (Sp.). (1) A sacred composition, a kind of motet. (2) A Spanish lyrical form. Villanella, Villota (It.). (1) A rustic, homely song and dance. (2) A composition in several parts, simple in its harmonic ...

Google previewThe London Medical Dictionary (1819)

Including, Under Distinct Heads, Every Branch of Medicine ... with Whatever Relates to Medicine in Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and Natural History by Bartholomew Parr

Scammonium Jalapium Lobelia Viola Viola tricolor XIV.- CONTORTAE.

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Quotes about Viola

I can't deal with actors! I can't deal with myself. We're neurotic and miserable... I love doing what I'm doing, but while I'm doing it, I'm miserable. (Viola Davis)
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Scrabble value of V4I1O1L1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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