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symphonious

Line breaks: sym|pho¦ni¦ous
Pronunciation: /sɪmˈfəʊnɪəs
 
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Definition of symphonious in English:

adjective

literary
Pleasant-sounding; harmonious: a symphonious name
More example sentences
  • Every peak and promontory shall catch up the symphonious echoes.
  • Hark I the symphonious strains of music swell.
  • What is finer than a symphonious frog-pond?

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin symphonia 'symphony' + -ous.

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