hymn hymn  /ˈhɪm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
  2. (v) sing a hymn
  3. (v) praise by singing a hymn

Usage(s):

  1. Then the music emerges as if from a watery grave, half heard and half perceived, a stately, contemplative hymn solemnly intoned by a string sextet.
  2. Weisman writes like Malcolm Gladwell and John McPhee mashed together and set on fast-forward in this spirit-enlarging, screech-free hymn to the environment.
  3. Read Gandhi's books online, join a student project or check out Gandhi's favorite hymn.

News

  1. Ducks can move forward now and focus on national championship

    For devout Oregon football fans, the words resonate like a hymn: NO BOWL BAN.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Salem Statesman Journal

  2. Horowitz: Oregon avoids bowl ban, athletic director takes high road

    For devout Oregon football fans, the words resonate like a hymn: NO BOWL BAN.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Salem Statesman Journal

  3. Hymn Sings June 30, July 28, Aug. 25 in Troy

    A Hymn Sing to sing the old hymns, pray and have an ice cream social will begin at 4 p.m. June 30, July 28 and Aug. 25 at the South Troy Wesleyan Church on U.S. 63 between Rochester and Zumbro Falls.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Post-Bulletin

Quotes

  1. "This is Peter Moores' and my team," said Pietersen. "We've definitely come together and we had a good chat and it's a team we've both decided on. We're singing off the same hymn sheet here, it's a positive move, it's an aggressive move and...
    on Aug 6, 2008 By: Kevin Pietersen Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. "Senator Clinton and Senator McCain seem to be singing from the same hymn book, saying I am out of touch and I am an elitist because I said a lot of folks are bitter about their economic circumstances," said Barack Obama. "Now, it may be that...
    on Apr 14, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Voice of America

  3. "We're living shot by shot, Tiger's shot and my shot," Choi said. "It's natural for the gallery to support Tiger.It's his return. I don't make a big show of it. I just pray and sing a good hymn. It gives me comfort."
    on Apr 10, 2010 By: KJ Choi Source: AFP

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