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symphony

sym·pho·ny

symphony

 
pronunciation:
sIm f ni
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part of speech: noun
inflections: symphonies
definition 1: a musical composition for orchestra, usu. having three or four movements and similar in form to a sonata.
definition 2: a symphony orchestra.
definition 3: (informal) an orchestral performance; concert.
definition 4: anything marked by harmonious sounds, colors, or other elements.
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Symphony comes from an ancient Greek word that means "a sounding together."
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