Definition of gaita in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡʌɪtə/


A kind of bagpipe played in northern Spain and Portugal.
Example sentences
  • 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.


Spanish and Portuguese.

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