Definition of brass band noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


brass band

BrE BrE//ˌbrɑːs ˈbænd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbræs ˈbænd//
[countable + singular or plural verb]
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a group of musicians who play brass instruments The village brass band plays regular concerts. Culture In Britain brass bands are traditionally associated with northern England, where many bands were started by groups of workers in a particular factory or coal mine.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: brass band