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English definition of “orchestra”


noun [C]    /ˈɔr·kə·strə, -kes·trə/
a large group of musicians playing different instruments and usually organized to play together and led by a conductor : the New York Philharmonic Orchestra The orchestra of a theater is the part on the main floor : We’ve got seats in the fifth row of the orchestra. orchestral    /ɔrˈkes·trəl/ adjective [not gradable] an orchestral arrangement
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