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oom·pah(o͞om′pä, o͝om′-) also oom·pah-pah (o͞om′pä′pä′, o͝om′-)
A rhythmic sound made by a tuba or other brass instrument.
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a representation of the sound made by a deep brass instrument, esp in military band music
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oom•pah(ˈum pɑ, ˈʊm-)
1. a repetitive, rhythmic bass accompaniment in music typically provided by brasses.adj.
2. marked by an oompah: an oompah band.
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oompah[ˈuːmpɑː] N → chumpa f
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