An example of a symphony is Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.
An example of a symphony is a quilt made out of beautifully matching colors.
Other Word Forms
Origin of symphony
- Middle English symphonye harmony from Old French symphonie from Latin symphōnia from Greek sumphōniā from sumphōnos harmonious sun- syn- phōnē sound bhā-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek συμφωνία (sumphōnia).