in excelsis
adverb Etymology: Late Latin, on high Date: 14th century in the highest degree

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in excelsis — ˌinə̇kˈselsə̇s, ˌi(ˌ)nek , ksˈkel , ksˈchel , kˈshel adverb Etymology: Latin : in the highest degree : superlatively he had in excelsis what some people term … the legal mind Blackwood s * * * in excelsis /in ek selˈsis, ik , eks , iks chelˈsis,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in excelsis —  (Lat.) To the highest degree …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • In Excelsis Deo — Episodio de El ala oeste Título In Excelsis Deo Episodio nº 10 Temporada 1 Escrito por Aaron Sorkin Rick Cl …   Wikipedia Español

  • In Excelsis Deo — Infobox Television episode Title = In Excelsis Deo Series = The West Wing Caption = Season = 1 Episode = 10 Airdate = December 15, 1999 Production = 225909 Writer = Aaron Sorkin Rick Cleveland Director = Alex Graves Guests = Lisa Edelstein… …   Wikipedia

  • Gloria in Excelsis Deo — • The great doxology (hymnus angelicus) in the Mass is a version of a very old Greek form . It begins with the words sung by the angels at Christ s birth (Luke, ii, 14). To this verse others were added very early, forming a doxology Catholic… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • «GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO» — [лат. «Слава в вышних Богу»], лат. версия великого славословия; иначе называется Hymnus angelicus (Ангельский гимн) или Laus angelorum (Xваление ангелов). Лат. перевод с греч. языка появился в IV в. Одним из вероятных переводчиков еще в средние… …   Православная энциклопедия

  • Gloria in excelsis Deo (BWV 191) — Cantate BWV 191 Gloria in excelsis Deo Titre français Gloire à Dieu au plus haut des Cieux Création 1745 Texte original Traducti …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gloria in excelsis — Dieser Artikel beschreibt den religiösen Begriff des Gloria. Für weitere Bedeutungen siehe Gloria (Begriffsklärung). Das Wort Gloria ist (als gloria, „Ruhm“) ein häufiges Wort in der lateinischen Bibel und in den westkirchlichen – also römisch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gloria in Excelsis Deo — (Latin for Glory to God in the highest ) is the title and beginning of a hymn known also as the Greater Doxology (as distinguished from the Minor Doxology or Gloria Patri) and the Angelic Hymn.Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (Oxford… …   Wikipedia

  • Gloria in Excelsis — Gloire à Dieu Chant grégorien Plain chant Neumes Modalité grégorienne Répertoi …   Wikipédia en Français

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