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Jubilate

[joo-buh-ley-tee; yoo-buh-lah-tey, -tee, joo-]
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noun
  1. Also called Jubilate Sunday. the third Sunday after Easter: so called from the first word of the 65th Psalm in the Vulgate, which is used as the introit.
  2. a musical setting of this psalm.

Origin of Jubilate

First recorded in 1700–10, Jubilate is from the Latin word jūbilāte shout ye for joy
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British Dictionary definitions for jubilate-sunday

jubilate

verb (intr)
  1. to have or express great joy; rejoice
  2. to celebrate a jubilee

Word Origin

C17: from Latin jūbilāre to raise a shout of joy; see jubilant

Jubilate

noun
  1. RC Church Church of England the 100th psalm used as a canticle in the liturgy
  2. a musical setting of this psalm

Word Origin

from the opening word (Jubilate make a joyful noise) of the Vulgate version
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Word Origin and History for jubilate-sunday

jubilate

v.

"make a joyful noise," 1640s, from Latin jubilatus, past participle of jubilare (see jubilant). Related: Jubilated; jubilating.

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