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trombone

noun [C] uk   /trɒmˈbəʊn/  us   /trɑːmˈboʊn/
a large, brass musical instrument that you play by blowing into it and sliding a U-shaped tube in and out to change the length and produce different notes: The main orchestral brass instruments are the horn, trumpet, trombone, and tuba.
trombonist
noun [C] uk   /-ˈbəʊ.nɪst/  us   /-ˈboʊ.nɪst/
someone who plays a trombone: My cousin is a jazz trombonist.
Translations of “trombone”
in Arabic الترومبون (آلة موسيقِيّة)…
in Korean 트롬본…
in Malaysian trombon…
in French trombone…
in Turkish trombon…
in Italian trombone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 長號, 伸縮長號…
in Russian тромбон…
in Polish puzon…
in Vietnamese kèn Trompon…
in Spanish trombón…
in Portuguese trombone…
in Thai ทรอมโบน…
in German die Posaune…
in Catalan trombó…
in Japanese トロンボーン…
in Indonesian trombon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 长号, 伸缩长号…
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