steel band

noun

Definition of steel band 

: a band of steel drums

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Buy Photo African, Reggae, Caribbean, and R&B music played by marching and steel bands and contemporary ensembles heralded the arrival of the Juneteenth Day Parade and Festival in Philadelphia Saturday. Mensah M. Dean, Philly.com, "'We finally have our own holiday.' Slavery's end celebrated with Juneteenth Day festivities," 23 June 2018 Listen to a live steel band, or grab a snack — food trucks and local restaurants, including The Blueberry Muffin bakery, provide sustenance. BostonGlobe.com, "Five things to do around Boston June 11-17," 8 June 2018 Even Prime Minister David Cameron will be letting his hair down as staff at Number 10 Downing Street host a street party on Sunday featuring a steel band and homemade cakes, including 'top hats' fashioned from chocolate and marshmallow. Graham Smith, Time, "Harry and Meghan's Wedding Is a Reminder That Britain Doesn't Need the Royals," 18 May 2018 That gesture is enhanced by the way the lobby’s glass walls are held in place — not with vertical frames, but two horizontal steel bands set well above the revolving doors. John King, San Francisco Chronicle, "Salesforce Tower - underwhelming despite its size," 9 Jan. 2018 Around the same time, more than 2 miles away from Kings County Hospital, police began giving the steel bands permission to start practicing. Zolan Kanno-youngs, WSJ, "J’Ouvert Festivities Safer, But Some Say Less Spirited," 4 Sep. 2017

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1949, in the meaning defined above

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steel band

noun

English Language Learners Definition of steel band

: a group of musicians who play steel drums

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