1 informal = "opera". Frequently attributive, especially in "opry-house".
2In full "Grand Ole Opry". A regular concert of country music broadcast from 1940 as a radio (and subsequently as a television) programme, from Nashville, Tennessee; the venue where this concert is held; the type of music characteristic of this programme.
Grand Ole Opry is a trademark.
Mid 19th century. Variant of opera.