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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A musical composition written for eight performers; Eight people considered as a unit; A set of eight similar things considered as a unit; Eight performers or singers who perform together.

Usage examples (11)
  • The others heartily agreeing, the octette again set off in a hurry for the gymnasium.
  • Margot & The Nuclear So and So's is an indie-folk rock octette from Indianapolis, Indiana, founded in 2004 by Richard Edwards (vocals/guitar).
  • Rolando the Lasso, and flaunt on the flimsyfilmsies for to grig my collage juniorees who, though they flush fuchsia, are they octette and virginity in my shade but...
  • His celebrated octette for strings, Opus 20, was composed in 1825. for more
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