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English definition of “alto”

alto

noun [C]     /ˈæl.təʊ/ US  /-toʊ/ (plural altos)
(a woman with) a low adult female singing voice or (a boy with) the lowest boys ' singing voice or (a man with) the highest adult male singing voice : She began by singing soprano , then changed to alto. → Compare contralto, countertenorVoice ranges
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