Definition of gaita in English:

gaita

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Pronunciation: /ˈgʌɪtə
 
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noun

  • A kind of bagpipe played in northern Spain and Portugal.
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    • Most bagpipes are solo instruments, though some are also associated with marching bands, notably the Highland pipe and the Galician gaita.
    • The master of the gaita (the Galician version of the bagpipe), Nunez embraces a range of influences including the Celtic strains of Ireland, Scotland and Brittany.
    • Accompaniment is provided by the bagpipe-like Galician national instrument, the gaita, which reflects the Celtic origins of the Galician people.

Origin

Spanish and Portuguese.

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