fanfare

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A flourish of trumpets or horns as to announce; a short and lively air performed on hunting horns during the chase

They played a short fanfare to announce the arrival of the king.

A show of ceremony or celebration

The town opened the new library with fanfare and a speech from the mayor.

A prelude or opening, a flourish, usually played by brass instruments
an awakening; a flourish of trumpets
If something happens with a fanfare, it happens or is announced with a lot of publicity. If something happens without a fanfare, it happens without a lot of fuss or publicity. The company was privatised with a fanfare of publicity
{i} flourish played by trumpets, showy display
A flourish of trumpets, as in coming into the lists, etc
a showy outward display
(music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments; "he entered to a flourish of trumpets"; "her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare"
A fanfare is a short, loud tune played on trumpets or other similar instruments to announce a special event. The ceremony opened with a fanfare of trumpets
also, a short and lively air performed on hunting horns during the chase
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