from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A song of triumph; a poem in celebration of a victory; especially, in ancient Greece, a poem in honor of a victory in an athletic contest, as at the Olympic, Pythian, Nemean, or Isthmian games. The poems of Pindar which have come down to us are almost all epinicia.
- noun In the Gr. Ch., the triumphal hymn; the Sanctus (which see).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete A song of triumph.
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- noun in Ancient Greece A
songor odein celebrationof triumphor victory
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