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alto (s) (noun), altos (pl)
1. A low female singing voice or a contralto.
2. Etymology: "a man with an alto voice", from Italian alto (canto), from Latin altus, "high". Originally a "high" man's voice, now it is more commonly applied to the lower range of women's voices.
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alto (s) (noun), altos (pl)
In music, a singing voice that is lower than the voice of a soprano and higher than the voice of a tenor: "Bernice sang in the choir as an alto and her friend, Joann, sang as a soprano."
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