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kathisma

or ca路this路ma

[ Greek kah-theez-mah; English ka-thiz-muh ]
/ Greek 藞k蓱 胃iz m蓱; English k忙藞胃瑟z m蓹 /
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noun, plural ka路this路ma路ta or ca路this路ma路ta [Greek kah-theez-mah-tah; English ka-thiz-muh-tuh]. /Greek k蓱藞胃iz m蓱 t蓱; English k忙藞胃瑟z m蓹 t蓹/.
one of the 20 divisions of the Psalter in the Greek rite.
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Origin of kathisma

First recorded in 1850鈥60; from Medieval Greek, Greek k谩thisma 鈥渟eat,鈥 from kath铆zein 鈥渢o sit down鈥 (equivalent to kat- kat- + h铆zein 鈥渢o set, sit鈥; see sit1) + -isma -ism
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How to use kathisma in a sentence

  • Above is another representation of the imperial family in their Kathisma.

    Constantinople|William Holden Hutton
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