brass band

noun
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of brass band

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

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First Known Use of brass band

1827


BRASS BAND Defined for English Language Learners

brass band

noun

Definition of brass band for English Language Learners

  • : 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)


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