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See definition of marimba on Dictionary.com
  • as inxylophone
  • as inxylophone

synonyms for marimba

  • carillon
  • vibraphone
  • gambang
  • gambang kayu
  • straw fiddle
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How to use marimba in a sentence

In the afternoon we heard marimba-playing; the instrument was called la golondrina and cost the owner forty-three pesos.
IN INDIAN MEXICO (1908)FREDERICK STARR
Others assert that the Indians have known the marimba time out of mind, and undoubtedly invented it.
THE GEGENCE; A COMEDY BALLET IN THE NAHUATL-SPANISH DIALECT OF NICARAGUADANIEL G. BRINTON
The Smithsonian Institution contains a good specimen of the Marimba.
THE GEGENCE; A COMEDY BALLET IN THE NAHUATL-SPANISH DIALECT OF NICARAGUADANIEL G. BRINTON
One of their chief instruments is the 'Marimba' or 'Tyanbilo,' a form of harmonium.
CHATTERBOX, 1906VARIOUS
This form of Marimba is also met with amongst the natives of Costa Rica.
CHATTERBOX, 1906VARIOUS
The Marimba is played with drum-sticks of rubber, and the tone is good and powerful.
CHATTERBOX, 1906VARIOUS
The Portuguese have imitated the marimba, and use it in their dances in Angola.
GREAT AFRICAN TRAVELLERSW.H.G. KINGSTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MARIMBA

  • carillon
  • marimba
  • vibraphone
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