AskDefine | Define tantara

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English

Etymology

Imitative.

Pronunciation

  • /tæntə'rɑ:/

Noun

  1. a flourish on a trumpet
    • 1978: ‘Hail!’ Her clear cry echoed off the cliffs like a tantara, and was answered at once by one thrilling shout from a myriad of voices: ‘Hail!’ — Stephen Donaldson, The Illearth War
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