Pronunciation: (fil"här-mon'ik, fil"ur-), [key]
1. fond of or devoted to music; music-loving: used esp. in the name of certain musical societies that sponsor symphony orchestras (Philharmon'ic Soci"eties) and hence applied to their concerts (phil'harmon'ic con'certs).
2. of, noting, or presented by a symphony orchestra or the society sponsoring it.
a symphony orchestra or the society sponsoring it.
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