Part of speech: noun

A harmonious mingling of sounds.

Part of speech: noun

( 1) A composition for an orchestra. ( 2) A subordinate instrumental part, as a prelude, etc.

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Usage examples "symphony":

  1. All the population of a town might have found refuge in the vast edifice and its effect on the mind was like that of a harmonious symphony of adoration sung by a chorus of giants. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. Some animals reason, or seem to do so: but the most cultivated ape or donkey has not yet composed a sonnet, or a symphony, or " an arrangement in green and yellow." - "Confessions and Criticisms", Julian Hawthorne.
  3. There was the symphony, still unfinished, that I had hoped might be more enduring than popular music. - "The Thing from the Lake", Eleanor M. Ingram.