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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the name (of a person mentioned).
  • n. In medieval music: A certain kind of motet or antiphon: probably so called because once written for a text containing the words “in nomine.”
  • n. Noting a fugue in which the answer does not exactly correspond to the subject; a free or “nominal” fugue.

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