Definition of 'xylophone'
Example sentences containing 'xylophone'
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Is it really to have xylophone ribs and clavicles worn as jewellery? Times, Sunday Times (2007)But once a week he has been dutifully turning up to learn xylophone with a music teacher. The Sun (2011)And his part requires him to be a competent xylophone player. The Sun (2011)Bricks are hit like a xylophone. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'xylophone'
British English: xylophone /ˈzaɪləˌfəʊn/ NOUN
A xylophone is a musical instrument which consists of a row of wooden bars of different lengths. You play the xylophone by hitting the bars with special hammers.
- American English: xylophone
- Arabic: سَيْليفُون
- Brazilian Portuguese: xilofone
- Chinese: 木琴
- Croatian: ksilofon
- Czech: xylofon
- Danish: xylofon
- Dutch: xylofoon
- European Spanish: xilófono
- Finnish: ksylofoni
- French: xylophone
- German: Xylophon
- Greek: ξυλόφωνο
- Italian: xilofono
- Japanese: シロホン
- Korean: 실로폰
- Norwegian: xylofon
- Polish: ksylofon
- European Portuguese: xilofone
- Romanian: xilofon
- Russian: ксилофон
- Spanish: xilófono
- Swedish: xylofon
- Thai: ระนาดฝรั่ง
- Turkish: ksilofon
- Ukrainian: ксилофон
- Vietnamese: mộc cầm
Definition of xylophone from the Collins English Dictionary
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