Definition of Charango

1. Noun. (musical instruments) A South American stringed instrument, rather like a small guitar, traditionally made from the shell of an armadillo ¹



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Definition of Charango

1. a type of stringed instrument [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Charango

characterological
characterologically
characterology
characters
characters per inch
characterwise
charactery
characts
charade
charades
charadriid
charadriids
charadriiform
charanga
charangas
charango (current term)
charangos
charanguista
charanguistas
charas
charases
charbocle
charbocles
charbon
charbroil
charbroiled
charbroiler
charbroilers
charbroiling
charbroils

Literary usage of Charango

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1. Bolivia Adventure Guide by Vivien Lougheed (2003)
"If you are thinking of purchasing a charango (the ukulele-type instrument), Aiquile is where you will get the best quality with unique designs. ..."

2. Peru by Klaus Boll, Heike Muhl (2000)
"The lead instruments in such groups are usually the charango, quena, ... The charango is a stringed instrument that is often compared with the mandolin. ..."

3. Travels in South America: From the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean by Paul Marcoy (1875)
"At home once more, they will dance merrily to the sound of a tin trumpet and a charango; drink, get drunk, and soundly beat their wives, as a lesson not to ..."

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