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Meaning of DOXOLOGY

Pronunciation:  dâk'sâlujee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a hymn or verse in Christian liturgy glorifying God

DOXOLOGY is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 See Also: anthem, Christian liturgy, hymn



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dox*ol"o*gy\, n.; pl. {Doxologies}. [LL. doxologia,
Gr. ?, fr. ? praising, giving glory; ? opinion, estimation,
glory, praise (from ? to think, imagine) + ? to speak: cf. F.
doxologie. See {Dogma}, and {Legend}.]
In Christian worship: A hymn expressing praise and honor to
God; a form of praise to God designed to be sung or chanted
by the choir or the congregation.

      David breaks forth into these triumphant praises and
      doxologies.                              --South.

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