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

    The Bondwoman Marah Ellis Ryan
  • kora turned her head away, fingering the rings on her pretty hands.

    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
  • One day she read in a journal that the usefulness of kora as a dancer was over.

    The Bondwoman Marah Ellis Ryan
  • If he is a good shot, and expert with his kukri and kora, so much the better for him.

    A Journey to Katmandu Laurence Oliphant
  • kora said that he would stay if he were satisfied with the wages.

    Folklore of the Santal Parganas Cecil Henry Bompas
  • I was not present at the battle of kora, being in charge of the transport service between Massowa and the army.

  • Lady kora had pretty hair and a pretty complexion, so she was well enough without her rouge and powder.

    Kophetua the Thirteenth Julian Corbett

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