HyperDic: plainsong

English > 1 sense of the word plainsong:
NOUNcommunicationplainsong, plainchanta liturgical chant of the Roman Catholic Church
plainsong > pronunciation
Soundspley'nsao.ng
Rhymesalong ... yearlong: 33 rhymes with aong...
English > plainsong: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA liturgical chant of the Roman Catholic Church.
Synonymplainchant
CategoryRoman Catholic, Western Church, Roman Catholic Church, Church of Rome, Roman ChurchThe Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
NarrowerGregorian chantA variety of plainsong named after Pope Gregory I
BroaderchantA repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone
Spanishcanto gregoriano, canto llano
Catalancant gregorià

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