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steel band

noun, Music.
1.
a band, native to Trinidad and common in the West Indies, using steel drums cut to various heights and tuned to specific pitches.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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British Dictionary definitions for steel band

steel band

noun
1.
(music) a type of instrumental band, popular in the Caribbean Islands, consisting mainly of tuned percussion instruments made chiefly from the heads of oil drums, hammered or embossed to obtain different notes
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