Philharmonic

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Philharmonic \Phil'har*mon"ic\, adjective [Philo- + Gr. "armoni'a harmony: cf. F. philharmonique.] Loving harmony or music.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Philharmonic \Phil'har*mon"ic\, noun One who loves harmony or music; also (Colloq.), short for {Philharmonic Society}, {Philharmonic concert}, {Philharmonic assemblage}, or the like. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

philharmonic

adjective

1: composing or characteristic of an orchestral group; "philharmonic players"

2: devoted to or appreciative of music; "the most philharmonic ear is at times deeply affected by a simple air"

noun

1: a large orchestra; can perform symphonies; "we heard the Vienna symphony" [syn: {symphony orchestra}, {symphony}, {philharmonic}]


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