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symphony

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsɪmfəni/
a long piece of music for an orchestra (= large group of different musicians) Musical pieces
Translations of “symphony”
in Arabic سيمفونِيّة…
in Korean 교향곡…
in Malaysian simfoni…
in French symphonie…
in Turkish senfoni…
in Italian sinfonia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 交響樂,交響曲…
in Russian симфония…
in Polish symfonia…
in Vietnamese khúc nhạc giao hưởng…
in Spanish sinfonía…
in Portuguese sinfonia…
in Thai ดนตรีวงใหญ่…
in German die Sinfonie…
in Catalan simfonia…
in Japanese 交響曲…
in Indonesian simfoni…
in Chinese (Simplified) 交响乐,交响曲…
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