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symphony orchestra

symphony orchestra

noun

: a large orchestra of musicians who play classical music together and are led by a conductor

Full Definition of SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

:  a large orchestra of winds, strings, and percussion that plays symphonic works

Examples of SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

  1. She's a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
  2. <plays oboe in the local symphony orchestra>

First Known Use of SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

circa 1881

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