Definition of symphonious in English:

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Pronunciation: /sɪmˈfəʊnɪəs/

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Pleasant-sounding; harmonious: a symphonious name
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  • Even if symphonious psalm-singing existed in the early Church, which we should like to see clearly made out, it was very soon merged in the antiphonal.
  • The noises of the city, voices, bells and marching feet, fell together in my ears like a symphonious orchestra.
  • What is finer than a symphonious frog-pond?


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

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