Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
Italian ariaair, ariafrom Latin āeraaccusative ofāērairfrom Greek āērwer-1 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Italianaria, metathesis from Latinaerem, accusative of āēr, from Ancient Greek ἀήρ (aēr, “air”). Cognate to air.
Aria Sentence Examples
Aria College in Portsea was opened in 1874 for the training of Jewish ministers.
In and below the grounds of the Villa Aria, close to it, are the remains of an Etruscan town of the 5th century B.C., protected on the west by the mountains, on the east and south by the river, which by a change of course has destroyed about half of it.
To these must be added Achaea in Parthia, and, farther to the east, Alexandria Anon in Aria.
In other districts, also, rebellions occurred; and in the east, Euthydemus and his successors (Demetrius, Eucratidas, &c.) began the conquest of the Indus region and the Iranian borderland (Arachosia, Aria).