antiphon antiphon  /ˈæn tə ˌfɑn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a verse or song to be chanted or sung in response

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Usage(s):

  1. When De Gasperi outlined the points of his new government's program in the Chamber of Deputies, Communist deputies shrilled a dissenting antiphon.
  2. In antiphon they recited the ancient ritual of the blessing.

News

  • Song Premiere: Midlake, 'Provider'

    Midlake's former frontman Tim Smith left the group late last year, forcing the Denton, Texas band to scrap a batch of new recordings and start over. But the progressive rock group is back now with a new single from its upcoming full-length Antiphon.
    on September 19, 2013     Source: NPR

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