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An Indonesian orchestra composed mainly of tuned percussion instruments such as bamboo xylophones, wooden or metal chimes, and gongs.
[Javanese, from Old Javanese gamĕlan, percussion instrument, ensemble of percussion instruments, from gamĕl, to play a percussion instrument.]
(Music, other) a type of percussion orchestra common in the East Indies
gam•e•lan(ˈgæm əˌlæn, -lən)
an Indonesian orchestra consisting of bowed stringed instruments, flutes, and a great variety of percussion instruments.
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|Noun||1.||gamelan - a traditional Indonesian ensemble typically including many tuned percussion instruments including bamboo xylophones and wooden or bronze chimes and gongs|
ensemble - a group of musicians playing or singing together; "a string ensemble"