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symphony orchestra

noun

Simple Definition of symphony orchestra

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

Full Definition of symphony orchestra

  1. :  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>



Circa 1881

First Known Use of symphony orchestra

circa 1881


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