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A flat, thin strip or loop of material, used as a fastener, for reinforcement, or as decoration
“The decorative band of stonework around the hall has been restored and one of the final jobs will be the installation of a new flagpole on the balcony at the front of the building.”
A group of people who have a common interest or purpose or who share a common feature
“In one strange variant, a princess at home alone beheads each one of a band of robbers as they creep in through a hole in the wall, but the robber chief escapes with only a head wound.”
A small group of musicians and vocalists who play pop, jazz, or rock music
“Arbez spent his childhood playing trombone in a jazz band before discovering the dancefloor.”
A stripe, line, or elongated area of a different colour, texture, or composition from its surroundings
“On a notable day in July the cub was snoozing with his sisters within the band of trees, ears alert for danger signals.”
Group or join group
“Local residents and other concerned people soon banded together in loosely organised protest and called themselves Friends of Hindmarsh Island.”
To encircle or bind with or as if with a belt
“… banded the waist of the dress with a matching belt.”
To gather into a tight mass by means of a line or cord
“… banded the newspapers together for delivery.”
To make stripes on
“… banded the sleeves of the robe with strips of contrasting material.”
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