[ glawr-ee-uh pah-tree, glohr- ]
/ ˈglɔr i ə ˈpɑ tri, ˈgloʊr- /
the short hymn “Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.”
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
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Also called lesser doxology.
Origin of Gloria Patri
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British Dictionary definitions for gloria patri
/ (ˈɡlɔːrɪə ˈpɑːtrɪ, ˈɡlɔːrɪˌɑː, ˈpæt-) /
the Lesser Doxology, beginning in Latin with these wordsSee doxology
a musical setting of this
Word Origin for Gloria Patri
literally: glory to the father
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