Divine Liturgy
noun Date: 1640 the eucharistic rite of Eastern churches

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  • divine liturgy — noun Usage: often capitalized D&L : liturgy 1 * * * Chiefly Eastern Ch. liturgy (def. 5). [1865 70] * * * Divine Liturgy, the Communion service, especially in the Greek Orthodox Church …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Divine Liturgy —    Name of the Byzantine Eucharistic rite analogous to the Roman Catholic mass. There are three: the Liturgy of St. Basil and the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, nearly identical except for the chants of the anaphora (consecration), and the… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Divine Liturgy — Chiefly Eastern Ch. liturgy (def. 5). [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom (Mokranjac) — The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom (serbian: Božanstvena Liturgija Svetog Jovana Zlatoustog) is a work by the prominent Serbian composer Stevan Mokranjac (1856–1914), composed in 1895. It is one of the most famous and most popular… …   Wikipedia

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