Definition of tamburitza in English:

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tamburitza

Pronunciation: /tamˈbo͝oritsə/ Pronunciation: /ˌtambəˈritsə/

noun

A kind of long-necked mandolin played in Croatia and neighboring countries.
Example sentences
  • There he learned the basics of tamburitza music and Croatian dance, and practiced the Croatian language.
  • The lead instrument, the prima, the smallest of the group of tamburitzas carries the melody.
  • For Croatians living outside of Croatia, the tamburitza was a cultural symbol binding them to their homeland.

Origin

Croatian, diminutive of tambura tamboura.

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Syllabification: tam·bu·rit·za

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