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Related to Santir: santur
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a stringed percussion instrument akin to the dulcimer. It is widespread in Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, India, Iran, Turkey, and other countries of the East.
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