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brass band

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
brass bandˌbrass ˈband noun [countable]  APMa band consisting mostly of brass musical instruments such as trumpets, horns etc
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brass bandOnce a week there is also a brass band concert.When we went down to dinner that evening there was a foot race going on, accompanied by a brass band.She only came occasionally and when she did, she stood out like a brass band.Five steamboats loaded with thrill seekers arrived from Lake Erie, each with a brass band on deck.Free activities: The brass band gives regular concerts, there are guided walks and even occasional windsurfing regattas!Musical families from all over the borough formed the brass band.In high season the village brass band plays regular concerts and there are waterski displays most weeks.
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