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- noun A animal horn utilized by the Maroon people of the
West Indiesas 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.
The drums, fife, abeng, cow horn, bamboo fiddles and many others instruments were first used to make music.
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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