What does the word mezzo mean?

Usage examples for mezzo

  1. His voice was sunk to the golden mezzo of an amorous whisper. – Every Soul Hath Its Song by Fannie Hurst
  2. Not only had Bridget a voice, a very sweet mezzo- contralto, but she sang with remarkable feeling. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  3. Afternoon: drive on the Via Appia as far as Torre Mezzo Strada; in returning, see the Baths of Caracalla. – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare