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Dictionary entry overview: What does gamelan mean?
• GAMELAN (noun)
The noun GAMELAN has 1 sense:
1. a traditional Indonesian ensemble typically including many tuned percussion instruments including bamboo xylophones and wooden or bronze chimes and gongs
Familiarity information: GAMELAN used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A traditional Indonesian ensemble typically including many tuned percussion instruments including bamboo xylophones and wooden or bronze chimes and gongs
Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
Hypernyms ("gamelan" is a kind of...):
ensemble (a group of musicians playing or singing together)
Dutch East Indies; Indonesia; Republic of Indonesia (a republic in southeastern Asia on an archipelago including more than 13,000 islands; achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1945; the principal oil producer in the Far East and Pacific regions)
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