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A large, harplike instrument of West African origin, consisting of a hollow resonator attached to a long, notched bridge and having 21 strings that are plucked with the thumbs and index fingers of both hands.

[Mande kora.]


(Instruments) a West African instrument with twenty-one strings, combining features of the harp and the lute
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