hsaing–waing

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noun \ˈsīn-ˈwīn\

Definition of hsaing–waing

plural

hsaing–waing

  1. :  a traditional Burmese musical ensemble consisting largely of drums and gongs The gamelan is also closely related to other Southeast Asian ensembles that bear different names, such as … hsaing-waing of Myanmar (Burma), and the kulintang of the Philippines. — Neil Sorrell, in Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, 2003

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First Known Use of hsaing–waing

1992


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