requiem

Definitions:

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  • A mass for a deceased person.
  • A musical composition for such a mass.
  • A hymn, composition, or service for the dead.
  • In the <em>Roman Catholic Church</em>, the mass for the dead.
  • A musical setting of the mass for the dead.
  • Hence, in popular usage, a musical service or hymn for the dead. Compare the popular use of <em>dirge.</em>
  • Rest; quiet; peace.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Dirge, Elegy</em>, etc. See <internalXref urlencoded="dirge">dirge</internalXref>.
  • A mass said or sung for the repose of a departed soul.
  • Any grand musical composition, performed in honor of a deceased person.
  • Rest; quiet; peace.
  • A <xref>mass</xref> (especially Catholic) to <xref>honor</xref> and remember a dead person.
  • A <xref>musical</xref> <xref>composition</xref> for such a mass.
  • A piece of <xref>music</xref> <xref>composed</xref> to honor a dead person.
  • a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
  • a Mass celebrated for the dead
  • a musical setting for a Mass celebrating the dead
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