tantara
noun Etymology: Latin taratantara, of imitative origin Date: 1584 the blare of a trumpet or horn

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  • tantara — [tan′tə rə; tan tar′ə, tantä′rə] n. [echoic] 1. a trumpet blast or fanfare 2. a sound like this …   English World dictionary

  • tantara — 1. tantaro f. folie; lubie; tintamarre; querelle, dispute. Faire la tantara, faire sa tantara : passer une nuit agitée; faire du bruit. Ti prenguèsse una tantara… s il te prenait une lubie… voir garrolha, patac, polhas, rena 2. tantòra, tantaro,… …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • tantara — noun /tæntəˈrɑː/ a flourish on a trumpet , 1978: ‘Hail!’ Her clear cry echoed off the cliffs like a tantara, and was answered at once by one thrilling shout from a myriad of voices: ‘Hail!’ Stephen Donaldson, The Illearth War …   Wiktionary

  • tantara — /tan teuhr euh, tan tar euh, tahr euh/, n. 1. a blast of a trumpet or horn. 2. any similar sound. [1530 40; imit.; cf. L taratantara] * * * …   Universalium

  • tantara — tan·tara …   English syllables

  • tantara — tan•ta•ra [[t]ˈtæn tər ə, tænˈtær ə, ˈtɑr ə[/t]] n. pl. ras a blast of a trumpet or horn • Etymology: 1530–40; imit.; cf. L taratantara …   From formal English to slang

  • tantara — /ˈtæntərə/ (say tantuhruh), /tænˈtarə/ (say tan tahruh), /tæntəˈra/ (say tantuh rah) noun 1. a blast of a trumpet or horn. 2. any similar sound. {imitative} …   Australian English dictionary

  • tantara — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tantara District — Infobox District Peru district = Tantara image size = image caption = cofarms = coa width = region = Huancavelica province = Castrovirreyna capital = Tantara elevation = 2882 hamlets = ubigeo = 090412 pop = commas|727 density = commas|6.4 area =… …   Wikipedia

  • Distrito de Tantara — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El Distrito peruano de Tantara es uno de los 13 distritos de la Provincia de Castrovirreyna, ubicada en el Departamento de Huancavelica, perteneciente a la Región Huancavelica, Perú. Recibe el sobrenombre de Perla… …   Wikipedia Español

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