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English definition of “viola”

viola

noun [C]     /viˈəʊlə/
a wooden instrument , larger than a violin , that you hold against your neck and play by moving a special stick across strings String instruments
(Definition of viola noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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