HyperDic: anthem

English > 2 senses of the word anthem:
NOUNcommunicationanthema song of devotion or loyalty (as to a nation or school)
communicationanthem, hymna song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
anthem > pronunciation
Soundsae'nthahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > anthem: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA song of devotion or loyalty (as to a nation or school).
Narrowernational anthemA song formally adopted as the anthem for a nation
Broadersong, vocalA short musical composition with words
English > anthem: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation).
Synonymhymn
InstancesDies IraeThe first words of a medieval Latin hymn describing the Last Judgment (literally 'day of wrath')
InternationaleA revolutionary socialist anthem
Te DeumAn ancient liturgical hymn
NarrowercanticleA hymn derived from the Bible
chorale, choralA stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
dithyramb(ancient Greece) a passionate hymn (usually in honor of Dionysus)
doxologyA hymn or verse in Christian liturgy glorifying God
hymenealA wedding hymn
paean, pean(ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
recessionalA hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw
Broaderreligious songreligious music for singing
Spanishhimno
Catalanhimne

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