Definition of Tamburas

1. Noun. (plural of tambura) ¹



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Definition of Tamburas

1. tambura [n] - See also: tambura

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tamburas

tamboured
tambourer
tambourers
tambourin
tambourine
tambourinelike
tambourines
tambouring
tambourinist
tambourinists
tambourins
tambours
tambreet
tambur
tambura
tamburas (current term)
tamburin
tamburins
tamburitza
tamburs
tame
tameable
tameableness
tamed
tamed iodine
tamein
tameins
tameless
tamelessness
tamely

Literary usage of Tamburas

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1. Dancing With Siva: Hinduism's Contemporary Catechism by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (2003)
"It is like the tone ofan electrical transformer, a hundred tamburas distantly playing or a humming swarm of bees. These five constitute the ..."

2. Through Bosnia and the Herzegóvina on Foot During the Insurrection, August by Arthur Evans (1876)
"Entering it, we found ourselves in the midst of a Croat merrymaking: an orchestra of four men strumming on tamburas and ..."

3. Native Life in Travancore by Samuel Mateer (1883)
"These are usually called tamburas. " The four-stringed lutes are tuned to one chord, in whatever key is required— generally of C—and the finger passed ..."

4. Native Life in Travancore by Samuel Mateer (1883)
"These are usually called tamburas. " The four-stringed lutes are tuned to one chord, in whatever key is required— generally of C—and the finger passed ..."

5. The Jugoslavs in the United States of America by Milivoy Stoyan Stanoyevich (1921)
"In Croatia and Slavonia they bring their banjos or tamburas arid play. At fairs or on feast days when the village folk assemble outside the monasteries and ..."

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