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Definition and background:

The top of a stringed instrument over which the strings pass and which is part of the soundbox. The bridge of a bowed string instrument rests in the center of the belly.

For more information on the music term "Belly" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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