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/ɪnˈnɒm əˌneɪ, -ˌni, -ˈnoʊ məˌneɪ/
any of various English polyphonic instrumental compositions of the 16th and 17th centuries using an antiphon for Trinity Sunday as a cantus firmus.
in (the) name (of the Trinity or one of its members), a liturgical formula
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) any of several pieces of music of the 16th or 17th centuries for keyboard or for a consort of viols, based on a cantus firmus derived from the Vespers antiphon
Gloria tibi Trinitas
in nomine Jesu
in the name of Jesus, the first words of an introit for which this type of music was originally composed
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