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English definition of “symphony”


noun [C] uk   /ˈsɪm.fə.ni/ us  
a long piece of music for an orchestra, usually with four movements (= parts): Mahler's ninth symphonyMusical pieces
adjective uk   /sɪmˈfɒn.ɪk/ us    /-ˈfɑː.nɪk/
Types of music
(Definition of symphony from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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