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An instrument consisting of a gently waisted wooden resonance box with a sound hole in the middle of the upper third of the soundboard, a neck and headstock at the top end, a bridge at the bottom end and a set of 6 strings strung from the bridge to the tuning key-adjusted pegheads on the headstock. Used to produce sounds and chords by plucking the strings with the fingers or a plectrum, thereby causing them to vibrate.
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Parks Canada Descriptive and Visual Dictionary of Objects
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Term (International)
Guitar
French
Term (International)
Guitare
Term Gender (International)
f.
Date created
2010-01-01
Date updated
2010-01-01
Parks Canada code
06-00059
Nomenclature URI
https://www.nomenclature.info/nom/10792
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