tantara

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Etymology[edit]

Imitative.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tantara (plural tantaras)

  1. 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