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Origin of balalaika
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The "Balalaika Orchestra," by the way, was a minor sign of the Russian invasion already at its height.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV.|Charles L. Graves
Here Mongalov reached for his balalaika, a sort of Russian mandolin, and began to play some gay Russian airs on it.Our Little Cossack Cousin|F. A. Postnikov
The women played one after the other on the balalaika, and then sang in chorus.Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c.|Xavier Hommaire de Hell
The porter Yermolay passed him with his balalaika, glanced at him and shrugged his shoulders.The Schoolmistress and Other Stories|Anton Chekhov
Balalaika, a musical instrument of very ancient Slavonic origin, common among the Russians and Tartars.