Pronunciation: (tam'boo-rin; Fr. tän-boo-ran'), [key]
—pl. -rinsPronunciation: (-rinz; Fr. -ran'). [key]
1. a long narrow drum of Provence.
2. an old Provençal dance in duple meter, accompanied by a drone bass or by a steady drumbeat.
3. the music for this dance.
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