Meaning of “orchestra pit” in the English Dictionary

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"orchestra pit" in British English

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orchestra pitnoun [ usually S ]

uk /ˈɔː.kɪ.strə ˌpɪt/ us /ˈɔːr.kə.strə ˌpɪt/

the area of a theatre in which musicians play their instruments, usually in front of the stage

(Definition of “orchestra pit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)