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religious song

Definitions of religious song
  1. noun
    religious music for singing
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    Hallel
    (Judaism) a chant of praise (Psalms 113 through 118) used at Passover and Shabuoth and Sukkoth and Hanukkah and Rosh Hodesh
    Hare Krishna
    a chant to the Hindu god Krishna
    Dies Irae
    the first words of a medieval Latin hymn describing the Last Judgment (literally `day of wrath')
    Internationale
    a revolutionary socialist anthem
    Magnificat
    (Luke) the canticle of the Virgin Mary (from Luke 1:46 beginning `Magnificat anima mea Dominum')
    Te Deum
    an ancient liturgical hymn
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    chant
    a repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone
    Negro spiritual, spiritual
    a kind of religious song originated by Blacks in the southern United States
    Christmas carol, carol
    joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ
    anthem, hymn
    a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
    dithyramb
    (ancient Greece) a passionate hymn (usually in honor of Dionysus)
    Gregorian chant, plainchant, plainsong
    a liturgical chant of the Roman Catholic Church
    doxology
    a hymn or verse in Christian liturgy glorifying God
    choral, chorale
    a stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
    canticle
    a hymn derived from the Bible
    hymeneal
    a wedding hymn
    paean, pean
    (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
    recessional
    a hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw
    type of:
    church music, religious music
    genre of music composed for performance as part of religious ceremonies
    song, vocal
    a short musical composition with words
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