Definitions

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  • proper noun The Latin language as spoken, written, and used in the Christian church and in church services.

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Examples

  • They are sources of importance—and frustration—for modern users who are not trained in Church Latin.

    Champlain's Dream

  • They are sources of importance—and frustration—for modern users who are not trained in Church Latin.

    Champlain's Dream

  • In halting Church Latin the priest asked some question that Ivan could not begin to understand.

    Enchantment

  • Their vocabulary, save for the introduction of a few words, taken from the Church Latin, their grammar, their prosody, all remain Germanic.

    A Literary History of the English People From the Origins to the Renaissance

  • And the culture has an over-all 'secret' language which is merely degenerate Church Latin -- and at that they don't use it; 'Free Ships' talk to each other in Interlingua. "

    Citizen Of The Galaxy

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