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British Dictionary definitions for string band

string band

noun
  1. a band consisting of stringed instruments
  2. an informal name for string orchestra
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  • The members of the "string-band" were singing a negro melody.

    Old Ebenezer

    Opie Read

  • 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.