Definition of brass band
: a band consisting chiefly or solely of brass and percussion instruments
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BRASS BAND Defined for English Language Learners
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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