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Definition of Anthems

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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.
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Anthem An"them, v. t. To celebrate with anthems. [Poet.] Sweet birds antheming the morn. --Keats. ||

Meaning of Anthems 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...
- Most nation-states have anthems, defined as "a song, as of praise, devotion, or patriotism"; most anthems are either marches or hymns in style. A hymn...
- 2000 Anthem (Toyah album) Anthems (Anthrax EP), 2013 Anthems (Kerry Ellis album), 2010 Anthems (Laibach album) Anthems (Messengers EP), 2010 Anthems (Pure...
- and minor) "National Anthem of Mauritania" (Mauritania) List of national anthems List of historical national anthems List of anthems of non-sovereign countries...
- Anthem is an upcoming online multiplayer action role-playing video game being developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. The game is slated...
- incomplete; you can help by expanding it. Historical Chinese anthems List of national anthems List of anthems of non-sovereign countries, regions and territories...
- FIFA World Cup Official Album UEFA European Championship anthems and songs AFC Asian Cup anthems and songs "FIFA World Cup Songs". World Cup Theme Songs...
- Ottoman Empire used anthems since its foundation in the late 13th century, but did not use a specific imperial or national anthem until the 19th century...
- theme) "Song and Two Anthems". Sydney Morning Herald. 30 November 1943. Retrieved 1 August 2016. Whitlam, G 1973, 'National Anthem', Australia Day Broadcast...
- Chandos Anthems, HWV 246–256, is the common name of a collection of eleven (or twelve) anthems, sacred choral compositions written by George Frideric Handel...
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