noun. ['ˈɔrkəstrə'] a musical organization consisting of a group of instrumentalists including string players.
- chamber orchestra
- string orchestra
- musical organisation
- musical organization
- musical group
Words that Rhyme with Orchestra
How do you spell orchestra? Is it orchestera ?
A common misspelling of orchestra is orchestera
Example sentences of the word orchestra
1. Noun, singular or mass
In the beginning, when the orchestra was being developed, the term musical conductor was used.
Quotes containing the word orchestra
1. My soul is a hidden orchestra; I know not what instruments, what fiddlestrings and harps, drums and tamboura I sound and clash inside myself. All I hear is the symphony.
- Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet
2. Sometimes I sensed that the books I read in rapid succession had set up some sort of murmur among themselves, transforming my head into an orchestra pit where different musical instruments sounded out, and I would realize that I could endure this life because of these musicales going on in my head.
- Orhan Pamuk, The New Life
3. I do like alternative rock and rap, but as far as inspirational, then I go full-on orchestra. It fills up your entire being.
- Osric Chau
noun. ['ˈɔrkəstrə'] seating on the main floor in a theater.
- seating room
- seating area