Definition of agogo in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈɡəʊɡəʊ/


A small bell made of two joined metal cones, used as a percussion instrument in African and Latin music.
Example sentences
  • On Caribbean Odyssey he plays bongos, congas, timbales, cowbells, Hawaiian nose flutes, chimes and even the agogo bells.
  • Just behind, the ding-ding-ding sound comes from the clustered bells of the agogo.
  • Each member of the quartet is credited with playing the agogo bells.


From Yoruba.

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