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  • noun A animal horn utilized by the Maroon people of the West Indies as a musical instrument.

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  • The unique Charles Town Museum tour includes traditional Maroon drumming and dancing, with artefacts on display showing how the runaway slaves supported themselves while living off the land; a calabash (used as utensil or bowl); the kalaban (a bird trap baited with seeds); the jungs (a spear used to hunt wild hogs), and the abeng (a cow-horn instrument), "the Maroon warriors' first wireless means of communications," jokes our tour guide.

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  • The drums, fife, abeng, cow horn, bamboo fiddles and many others instruments were first used to make music.

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  • Deretan itu Dari simpang Beng-abeng (tiku - Babussalam Belum Terungkap ditingkahi pula oleh arus beca ber - ngan maut) menuju Sei Buluh yang Sisir Rel KA Partai Demokrat.

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  • For Plantation Life, where there is a gumbe and an abeng, Miller said that like other groups "the Africans brought their ways of performing music and reasons for performing music

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