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2 entries found for symphony.
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Main Entry: sym·pho·ny
Pronunciation: primarystresssim(p)-fschwa-nemacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -nies
Etymology: Middle English symphonie "pleasing arrangement of sounds," from early French symphonie (same meaning), derived from Greek syn- "together" and phomacrnemacron "voice, sound" --related to EUPHONY, PHONETIC
1 : harmonious arrangement (as of sound or color) <a symphony of sounds in the forest>
2 : a usually long musical composition for a full orchestra
3 : SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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