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English definition of “drum”


noun [C] (INSTRUMENT)    /drʌm/
A2 a musical instrument , especially one made from a skin stretched over the end of a hollow tube or bowl , played by hitting with the hand or a stick : a bass / snare / kettle drum They danced to the beat of the drums (= sound of the drums being hit ).Percussion instruments
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