Greater-doxology



[glawr-ee-uh in ek-sel-sis dey-oh, glohr-] /ˈglɔr i ə ɪn ɛkˈsɛl sɪs ˈdeɪ oʊ, ˈgloʊr-/

noun
1.
the hymn beginning, in Latin, Gloria in Excelsis Deo, “Glory in the highest to God,” and in the English version, “Glory be to God on high.”.
noun
1.
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/ˈɡlɔːrɪə ɪn ɛkˈsɛlsɪsˈ deɪəʊ; ˈɡlɔːrɪˌɑː; ɛksˈtʃɛlsɪs/
noun
1.
the Greater Doxology, beginning in Latin with these words See doxology
2.
a musical setting of this, usually incorporated into the Ordinary of the Mass

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