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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The response which one side of the choir makes to the other in a chant; alternate chanting or singing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The response which one side of the choir makes to the other in a chant; alternate chanting or signing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See antiphon.

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Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

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