Definition of brass band in English:

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brass band

Pronunciation: /ˈbras ˈband/


A group of musicians playing brass instruments and sometimes also percussion.
Example sentences
  • Fairground organ ditties blaring from food stalls soon gave way to the doleful strains of a whiny brass band playing funeral music.
  • Almost every town has a marimba orchestra, which includes the accompaniment of a brass band.
  • I would have thought it would have been with an accompaniment of a full brass band, would it not, Mr Byrne?

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Syllabification: brass band

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