orison
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French ureisun, oreison, from Late Latin oration-, oratio, from Latin, oration Date: 13th century prayer

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  • Orison — Datos generales Origen Cádiz, España Estado En activo Información artística …   Wikipedia Español

  • Orison — may refer to: Orison (King) (Third Century BC), an ancient Spanish ruler, King of the Oretani people Orison (spirituality), the act of attempting to communicate with a deity or spirit A futuristic recording device in the novel Cloud Atlas by… …   Wikipedia

  • Orison — Or i*son, n. [OF. orison, oreson, oreison, F. oraison, fr. L. oratio speech, prayer. See {Oration}.] A prayer; a supplication. [Poetic] Chaucer. Shak. [1913 Webster] Lowly they bowed, adoring, and began Their orisons, each morning duly paid.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Orisón — (IIIe siècle av. J.‑C.) est un chef ou roi du peuple celtibère des Oretani. Biographie Il vient en aide à la cité de Héliké (localisation inconnue, peut être Elche de la Sierra où serait mort Hamilcar Barca), assiégé par les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • orison — late 12c., from Anglo Fr. oreison, O.Fr. oraison oration (12c.), from L. orationem (nom. oratio) speech, oration, in Church L. prayer, appeal to God, from orare (see ORATOR (Cf. orator)). Etymologically, a doublet of oration …   Etymology dictionary

  • orison — ► NOUN literary ▪ a prayer. ORIGIN Old French oreison, from Latin oration discourse, prayer …   English terms dictionary

  • orison — [ôr′i zən, är′i zən; ôr′isən, är′isən] n. [ME oreisun < OFr oreison < LL(Ec) oratio, a prayer < L, a speech: see ORATION] Now Literary a prayer …   English World dictionary

  • Orisón — Orissón (s. III a. C.), jefe, caudillo o régulo de los celtíberos oretanos. Acudió en socorro de la ciudad de Heliké (ubicación desconocida, quizá Elche de la Sierra; véase muerte de Amilcar), sitiada por los cartagineses, y logró levantar el… …   Wikipedia Español

  • orison — /awr euh zeuhn, or /, n. a prayer. [1125 75; ME < OF < LL oration (s. of oratio) plea, prayer, ORATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • orison — noun /ˈɒɹɪsən,ˈɒɹɪzən/ A prayer. The fair Ophelia! Nymph, in thy orisons …   Wiktionary

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