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brass band

noun

Simple Definition of brass band

  • : a band (such as a marching band or a military band) in which most of the musicians play brass instruments (such as trumpets and trombones)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of brass band

  1. :  a band consisting chiefly or solely of brass and percussion instruments

1834

First Known Use of brass band

1834


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