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

  • n. A band of Trinidadian origin, composed chiefly of tuned percussion instruments fashioned from oil drums.

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  • n. a band that plays instruments made from the heads of oil drums (Caribbean Islands)


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  • A steel band had clapped inward from the rim of the hole to encircle his neck, and Keris whipped his head back in outrage.

    Father Swarat


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