magnificat magnificat

Definition(s):

  • (n) (Luke) the canticle of the Virgin Mary (from Luke 1:46 beginning `Magnificat anima mea Dominum')

Usage(s):

  1. The hell, the horror, the wonder, the sheer animal delight of it have drawn thousands of readers to a novel called Zorba the Greek, a mad magnificat to man composed by the late .
  2. Some cinemaddicts may feel that one of life's more solemn mysteries is sold at cut rate by Claudia's magnificat when she finds she is about to have a baby: "God is swell.

News

  • Annual Duct Tape Festival has stuck around for a decade

    AVON — Duct tape isn’t just for small home repairs, and attendees at this year’s annual Duct Tape Festival made that evident. In its 10th year, participants kicked off the festivities with style. And Duck Tape. Rebecca Mainger, a recent graduate of Magnificat High School in Rocky River, sported her prom dress, made of ShurTech’s [...] The post Annual Duct Tape Festival has stuck around for a ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Chronicle-Telegram

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Quotes

  1. "Let us return home with the Magnificat in our hearts", Benedict XVI concluded. "Let us carry Mary's same feelings of praise and gratitude towards the Lord, her faith and her hope, her meek abandonment in the hands of Divine Providence. Let...
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Catholic News Agency

  2. "I was deeply moved by the way you framed our calling in terms of the three words connected with our lady:fiat, magnificat and stabat," Williams said during the brief question-and-answer session following Dias' address.
    on Jul 23, 2008 By: Rowan Williams Source: Episcopal News Service

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