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sousaphone

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noun sou·sa·phone \ˈsü-zə-ˌfōn, -sə-\

Definition of sousaphone

  1. :  a large circular tuba that has a flared adjustable bell — compare helicon



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Origin and Etymology of sousaphone

John Philip Sousa


First Known Use: 1925


SOUSAPHONE Defined for Kids

sousaphone

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noun sou·sa·phone \ˈsü-zə-ˌfōn, -sə-\

Definition of sousaphone for Students

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




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