Definition of Sousaphone

1. Noun. The lowest brass wind instrument.

Exact synonyms: Bass Horn, Tuba
Generic synonyms: Bass, Brass, Brass Instrument
Specialized synonyms: Euphonium, Bombardon, Helicon



Definition of Sousaphone

1. Noun. (musical instruments) A valved brass instrument with the same length as a tuba, but shaped differently so that the bell is above the head, that the valves are situated directly in front of the musical instruments and a few inches above the waist, and that most of the weight rests on one shoulder. ¹

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Definition of Sousaphone

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Sousaphone

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1. Free a Marine to Fight: Women Marines in World War II by Mary V. Stremlow (1996)
"... (saxophone and clarinet) and Louise Hensinger (Sousaphone and dance band vocalist) had to get up before the others and go over to the room and build a ..."

2. Illusion of Luckby Robert Burton Robinson by Robert Burton Robinson (2007)
"You mean to tell me you've never fingered Cynthia's sousaphone?" "Sandy!" "Never stroked her viola with your bow? Never—" "Stop! We're virgins." "What? ..."

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