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  • n  a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
  • v  sing a hymn
  • v  praise by singing a hymn
    They hymned their love of God

  • William Henry Cardinal O'Connell, Archbishop of Boston, last week gave decisive publication to his wrath against certain English hymns which Roman Catholics have unwarily .
  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • Kevin Pietersen in Sportinglife.com
    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...
  • Barack Obama in Voice of America
    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...
  • KJ Choi in AFP
    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."

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