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bour•don



Pronunciation: (boor'dn, bôr'-, bōr'-), [key]
n. Music.
1.
a. the drone pipe of a bagpipe.
b. the drone string of a stringed instrument.
2. a low-pitched tone; bass.
3. a pipe organ stop of very low pitch.
4. the bell in a carillon having the lowest pitch.

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