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trombone

noun [C]     /trɒmˈbəʊn/ US  /trɑːmˈboʊn/
a large, brass musical instrument that you play by blowing into it and sliding a U-shaped tube in and out to change the length and produce different notes: The main orchestral brass instruments are the horn, trumpet, trombone, and tuba.Brass instruments trombonist     /-ˈbəʊ.nɪst/ US  /-ˈboʊ.nɪst/ noun [C] someone who plays a trombone: My cousin is a jazz trombonist.Musicians
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