concertmistress


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con·cert·mis·tress

 (kŏn′sərt-mĭs′trĭs)
n.
A woman who is the first violinist in a symphony orchestra.

concertmistress

(ˈkɒnsətˌmɪstrɪs)
n
(Classical Music) US and Austral the first violinist in an orchestra
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