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Definitions for philharmonic
ˌfɪl hɑrˈmɒn ɪk, ˌfɪl ər-phil·har·mon·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. symphony orchestra, symphony, philharmonicadjective

    a large orchestra; can perform symphonies

    "we heard the Vienna symphony"

  2. philharmonicadjective

    composing or characteristic of an orchestral group

    "philharmonic players"

  3. philharmonicadjective

    devoted to or appreciative of music

    "the most philharmonic ear is at times deeply affected by a simple air"


  1. philharmonicnoun

    A full-size symphonic orchestra.

  2. Etymology: From phil- + harmonic


  1. philharmonic

    An orchestra (; Italian: [orˈkɛstra]) is a large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music, which combines instruments from different families.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Philharmonicadjective

    loving harmony or music

  2. Etymology: [Philo- + Gr. "armoni`a harmony: cf. F. philharmonique.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Philharmonic

    fil-har-mon′ik, adj. loving music. [Gr. philos, loving, harmonia, harmony.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of philharmonic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of philharmonic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of philharmonic in a Sentence

  1. David Stern:

    This much-maligned group of players and sport, on the march to the gold medal stand, being feted like a combination of the Bolshoi, the Philharmonic and the Beatles.

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