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sousaphone

noun sou·sa·phone \ˈsü-zə-ˌfōn, -sə-\

Definition of SOUSAPHONE

:  a large circular tuba that has a flared adjustable bell — compare helicon
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Origin of SOUSAPHONE

John Philip Sousa
First Known Use: 1925
SOUSAPHONE Defined for Kids

sousaphone

noun sou·sa·phone \ˈsü-zə-ˌfōn, -sə-\

Definition of SOUSAPHONE for Kids

:  a large circular tuba designed to rest on the player's shoulder and used chiefly in marching bands

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