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Gregorian chant

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An unaccompanied, monophonic liturgical chant.

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  • noun Style of unaccompanied monophonic singing in the Catholic Church.

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  • noun a liturgical chant of the Roman Catholic Church

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Saint Gregory I.]

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Named after Pope Gregory I (540-604), and certainly dating back to that time in some form, but the exact origin is a matter of ongoing research.

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