from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A player on the cithara.
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- noun A classical Greek professional performer of the
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Vindex, the prince of Aquitania, Saccus the poet, Terpander the citharist, and others conspire against Nero.
The most ancient sense of the word is a _place for dancing_, and in these choruses young persons of both sexes danced together in rows, holding one another by the hand, while the citharist, or the player on the lyre, sitting in their midst, accompanied the sound of his instrument with songs, which took their name from the choruses in which they were sung.