a Ukrainian stringed instrument of the lute family.
Sometimes a wandering minstrel sang these for him, accompanying himself on the bandura.
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a city in and the capital of Karnataka, in SW India. a state in S India. 74,326 sq. mi. (192,504 sq. km). Capital: Bangalore. Contemporary Examples They point out the young leaving the city for other places—Gurgaon, Bangalore, Pune. Mumbai’s Stoic Courage Salil Tripathi July 13, 2011 In 2005, when Premier Wen Jiabao visited Bangalore, […]
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a metal tube filled with explosives and equipped with a firing mechanism, especially for destroying barbed-wire entanglements, mine fields, etc. noun an explosive device in a long metal tube, used to blow gaps in barbed-wire barriers
a musical instrument of the guitar family, having a circular body covered in front with tightly stretched parchment and played with the fingers or a plectrum. Contemporary Examples Before Earl Scruggs, banjo players were not front men, but they were funny. Earl Scruggs, Dead at 88, Pioneered a Banjo Style Imitated but Never Equaled Malcolm […]
a brand of multistranded, continuous-filament synthetic yarn modified by crimping to increase bulk.