Definition of Tamboura

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of tambura) ¹

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Definition of Tamboura

1. tambura [n -S] - See also: tambura

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tamboura

tamashas
tambac
tambacs
tambak
tambaks
tambala
tambalas
tamber
tambers
tambon
tamborine
tambou
tambouki grass
tambour
tambour sound
tamboura (current term)
tambouras
tamboured
tambourer
tambourers
tambourin
tambourine
tambourinelike
tambourines
tambouring
tambourinist
tambourinists
tambourins
tambours
tambreet

Literary usage of Tamboura

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1. Nineveh and Its Palaces: The Discoveries of Botta and Layard, Applied to the by Joseph Bonomi (1857)
"The tamboura is in common use upon the shores of the Euphrates and Tigris, ... Our illustration is copied from a tamboura, belonging to some Syrians ..."

2. Nineveh and Its Palaces: The Discoveries of Botta and Layard, Applied to the by Joseph Bonomi (1857)
"The tamboura is in common use upon the shores of the Euphrates and Tigris, ... Our illustration is copied from a tamboura, belonging to some Syrians ..."

3. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Musical Instruments in the South Kensington by Carl Engel (1874)
"Eight ivory tuning-pegs. Thin wire firings. Made in the 18th century. L. 4 ft. 5f in., Diam. 12?, in. (Bought, I2/.) The tanbour, or tamboura, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889) by Eminent Writers by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland, Adela Harriet Sophia Bagot Wodehouse (1879)
"The large Turkish tamboura has a circular body, the open strings producing four tones : it has thirty-five frets of thin catgut bound round the neck and ..."

5. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1880)
"The large Turkish tamboura has a circular body, the open strings producing four tones : it has thirty-five frets of thin catgut bound round the neck and ..."

6. The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Rev. with by Selim Hobart Peabody, Charles Francis Richardson (1898)
"The body of the tamboura was either oval or with the sides curved ... The tamboura was played with a plectrum, and sometimes was provided with frets. ..."

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