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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A harp used by ancient Greeks for accompaniment.

Usage examples (31)
  • Like her brother Apollo, Artemis was also associated with music, and was frequently depicted carrying a lyre.
  • Kinnor is more of a zither than a harp; therefore we render the word lyre, because only as lyres developed did harps result.
  • The music of our lyre is the love and thought we bring to our every-day life.
  • He was weak; it was his only fault, weak as the string of a lyre, which is so strong when it is taut. for more
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