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drum corps

noun
1.
a band, especially a marching band, of drum players usually under the direction of a drum major.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism
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  • Fife and drum corps and regimental bands often performed concerts for entertainment.
  • People of all ages swayed to the music of gospel, jazz, and the irresistible beat of drum corps.

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