Definition of Evensong in English :

Define Evensong in English

Evensong meaning in English

Meaning of Evensong in English

Pronunciation of Evensong in English

Evensong pronunciation in English

Pronounce Evensong in English


see synonyms of evensong

1. evensong, vespers

the sixth of the seven canonical hours of the divine office; early evening; now often made a public service on Sundays

2. evening prayer, evensong

(Anglican Church) a daily evening service with prayers prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer

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see synonyms of evensong
1. Also called: Evening Prayer, vespers Church of England
the daily evening service of Bible readings and prayers prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer
2. archaic another name for vespers
3.  an archaic or poetic word for evening

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see synonyms of evensong
1.  [often E-]
a.  Roman Catholic Church
see also vesper (sense 2) vesper (sense 2a)
b.  Anglican Church
the worship service assigned to the evening
a song sung at evening
3.  Archaic

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see synonyms of evensong
1. A daily evening service in the Anglican Church. Also called Evening Prayer.
2. Roman Catholic Church A service that includes the office of Vespers. No longer in ecclesiastical use.
3. A song sung in the evening.
4. Archaic Evening.

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