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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a solemn and elaborate Mass with music


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