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kora

noun
  1. a West African instrument with twenty-one strings, combining features of the harp and the lute
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  • No other had so won her attention since she made compact with Kora in Paris.

    The Bondwoman

    Marah Ellis Ryan

  • Kora turned her head away, fingering the rings on her pretty hands.

    The Bondwoman

    Marah Ellis Ryan

  • Kora perceived for the first time that it had been given to her while the Marquise stood.

    The Bondwoman

    Marah Ellis Ryan

  • Kora dropped into the chair again, covering her face with her hands.

    The Bondwoman

    Marah Ellis Ryan

  • When she drove past laughing Kora on the avenue she was more tired of it than ever.

    The Bondwoman

    Marah Ellis Ryan