Definition of Anthems. Meaning of Anthems. Synonyms of Anthems

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Definition of Anthems

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 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...
- and minor) "National Anthem of Mauritania" (Mauritania) List of national anthems List of historical national anthems List of anthems of non-sovereign countries...
- 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...
- 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...
- album), 1998 Anthem (Hanson album), 2013 Anthems (John Williamson album), 2000 Anthems (Kerry Ellis album), 2010 Anthems (Laibach album) Anthem (Less Than...
- this album titled 'Thrash Anthems II' was released in November 2017, 10 years after the release of the original Thrash Anthems and also features a compilation...
- Canada portal History of Canada portal Anthems and nationalistic songs of Canada Honours music List of national anthems Music of Canada Department of Canadian...
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