the plain song or cantus firmus used in the ritual of the Roman Catholic Church.
a melody in this style.
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How to use Gregorian chant in a sentence
Among the songs which we offer to the children, the greatest favorite proved to be the syllabic Gregorian chant.Montessori Elementary Materials | Maria Montessori
For a time the world's stock of tunes is practically comprised in the melodies collected by Gregory, known as the Gregorian chant.The English Novel | Sidney Lanier
British Dictionary definitions for Gregorian chant
another name for plainsong
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Cultural definitions for Gregorian chant
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