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Definition of Anthem

Anthem
Anthem An"them, n. [OE. antym, antefne, AS. antefen, fr. LL. antiphona, fr. Gr. ?, neut. pl. of ? antiphon, or anthem, n. neut., from ? sounding contrary, returning a sound; ? over against + ? sound, voice: the anthem being sung by the choristers alternately, one half-choir answering the other: cf. OF. anthaine, anteine, antieune, F. antienne. See Antiphon.] 1. Formerly, a hymn sung in alternate parts, in present usage, a selection from the Psalms, or other parts of the Scriptures or the liturgy, set to sacred music. 2. A song or hymn of praise. --Milton.
Anthem
Anthem An"them, v. t. To celebrate with anthems. [Poet.] Sweet birds antheming the morn. --Keats. ||

Meaning of Anthem from wikipedia

- An anthem is a musical composition of celebration, usually used as a symbol for a distinct group, particularly the national anthems of countries. Originally...
- "The Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States. The lyrics come from the "Defence of Fort M'Henry", a poem written on September...
- the anthem of Greece. It is the longest national anthem in the world with 158 stanzas, although only the first two constitute the official anthem. Problems...
- through affiliated companies such as Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield in New York State, Anthem Blue Cross in California, Wellpoint...
- "Advance Australia Fair" is the national anthem of Australia. Written by Scottish-born composer Peter Dodds McCormick, the song was first performed in...
- Look up anthem in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. The Anthem may refer to: "The Anthem" (Good Charlotte song), 2002 "The Anthem" (Pitbull song), 2007...
- (dependent on the **** of the reigning monarch), is the national or royal anthem in most Commonwealth realms, their territories, and the British Crown Dependencies...
- "Jana Gana Mana" is the national anthem of the Republic of India. It was originally composed as Bharoto Bhagyo Bidhata in Bengali by polymath Rabindranath...
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