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banjo

noun [C] uk   /ˈbæn.dʒəʊ/  us   /-dʒoʊ/ (plural banjos or banjoes)
a stringed musical instrument with a long neck and a hollow circular body
Translations of “banjo”
in Vietnamese đàn banjô…
in Spanish banjo…
in Thai แบนโจ (เครื่องดนตรี)…
in Malaysian banjo…
in French banjo…
in German das Banjo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 班卓琴…
in Indonesian banjo…
in Russian банджо…
in Turkish bir tür gitar, banço…
in Chinese (Simplified) 班卓琴…
in Polish bandżo…
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