- a band consisting of stringed instruments
- an informal name for string orchestra
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Examples from the Web for string band
The members of the "string-band" were singing a negro melody.Old Ebenezer
Thus there were no string-quartets before Haydn—at least none that can be distinguished from symphonies for string-band.
Then come a mass of beautiful shrub-like plants which make up the rest of the string-band.Springtime and Other Essays