Definition of orchestra:

part of speech: noun

In a modern theater, etc., the place occupied by the instrumental musicians; the body of musicians; the collection of instruments on which they play; the forward part or all of the main floor of a theater.

part of speech: noun

Part of a theatre appropriated to the musicians; the musicians.

part of speech: adjective


part of speech: noun

In the Greek theatre, the place where the chorus danced: the part of a theatre for the musicians: the performers in an orchestra.

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