Definition of kora in English:
A West African musical instrument shaped like a lute, with 21 strings passing over a high bridge, and played like a harp.
- Despite opening with a kora, the arrangement stays quite close to the original.
- North American jazz-derived bands have not shown much fascination with ouds, koras, and tablas.
- Winners of the Kora awards, named after a West African stringed instrument, received cash prizes and a replica of a kora.
Late 18th century: a local word.
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