Pronunciation: (fil"här-mon'ik, fil"ur-),[key] —adj. 1. fond of or devoted to music; music-loving: used esp. in the name of certain musical societies that sponsor symphony orchestras (Philharmon'ic Soci"eties) and hence applied to their concerts (phil'harmon'ic con'certs). 2. of, noting, or presented by a symphony orchestra or the society sponsoring it.
—n. a symphony orchestra or the society sponsoring it.