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- proper n. A Roman Catholic Mass celebrated in full ceremonial form, in which the celebrant is assisted by a deacon and a subdeacon and accompanied by acolytes, a thurifer, and a choir.
- proper n. A Missa Cantata or sung Mass.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See under Mass.
- n. Mass with incense, music, the assistance of a deacon, subdeacon, etc.
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- n. a solemn and elaborate Mass with music
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