Definition of Anthem. Meaning of Anthem. Synonyms of Anthem

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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 14...
- Play media The majority of national anthems are marches or hymns in style. The countries of Latin America, Central Asia, and Europe tend towards more...
- Anthem is an upcoming online multiplayer action role-playing video game being developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. The game is slated...
- Anthem may refer to: "The Anthem" (Good Charlotte song), 2002 "The Anthem" (Pitbull song), 2007 The Anthem (album), a 2005 album by Darin The Anthem (music...
- Anthem, Inc. is an American health insurance company founded in the 1940s, prior to 2014 known as WellPoint, Inc. It is the largest for-profit managed...
- depending on the **** of the reigning monarch) is the national or royal anthem in a number of Commonwealth realms, their territories, and the British Crown...
- Play media "Jana Gana Mana" (Hindi: [ɟənə gəɳə mənə]) is the national anthem of India. It was originally composed as Bharoto Bhagyo Bidhata in Bengali...
- anthem is a type of church music or a song of celebration. It may also refer to: Arena rock, also known as anthem rock, a form of rock music Anthem trance...
- The "State Anthem of the Soviet Union" (Russian: Госуда́рственный гимн Сове́тского Сою́за, tr. Gosudárstvenny gimn Sovétskogo Soyúza, IPA: [ɡəsʊˈdarstvʲɪnːɨj...
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