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symphony orchestra

noun
1.
a large orchestra composed of wind, string, and percussion instruments and organized to perform symphonic compositions.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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symphony orchestra

noun
1.
(music) an orchestra capable of performing symphonies, esp the large orchestra comprising strings, brass, woodwind, harp, and percussion
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