from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Music A band composed of brass and sometimes percussion instruments.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A group of musicians who play brass instruments (sometimes accompanied by percussion)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a band of musicians who play upon wind instruments made of brass, as trumpets, cornets, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A band or company of musical performers, all or most of whom play upon metal (chiefly brass) wind-instruments; a military band.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a group of musicians playing only brass and percussion instruments


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