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noun [C] uk   /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.
noun [C] uk   /-ˈbəʊ.nɪst/ us    /-ˈboʊ.nɪst/
someone who plays a trombone: My cousin is a jazz trombonist.
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