Ave Regina Coelorum
[ ah-vey ri-jee-nuh che-lawr-uh m, -lohr- ]
/ ˈɑ veɪ rɪˈdʒi nə tʃɛˈlɔr əm, -ˈloʊr- /
a Latin hymn in honor of the Virgin Mary as Queen of Heaven.
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Origin of Ave Regina Coelorum
literally, Hail, Queen of Heaven
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