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n. pl. cha·ran·gos
A ten-stringed mandolin of Andean regions with a sound box traditionally fashioned from the shell of an armadillo or tortoise, now also made of wood.

[American Spanish, from charanga, charanga; see charanga.]
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an Andean ten-stringed instrument of the lute family
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Wooden sculptures of similar craftsmanship have also been found at Pooh, Tsarang or Charang (Kinnaur) and Tabo respectively.
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