Meaning of “orchestra” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈɔːkɪstrə/

B1 a large group of musicians who play different instruments together:

a symphony orchestra
a youth orchestra
SEATS US (UK the stalls)

the seats on the main floor near the front of a theatre or cinema

orchestral uk us /ɔːˈkestrəl/ adjective

B2 [ always before noun ] Orchestral music is played by or written for an orchestra.

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