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- n. The divine office or service at dawn of the Orthodox Christian Church.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the Gr. Ch., one of the canonical hours, corresponding to the Western lauds, but confounded by some Western writers, through a mistaken inference from the meaning of the word (‘dawn’), with matins. Orthros is a more elaborate office than lauds.
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