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[stah-baht mah-ter, stey-bat mey-ter] /ˈstɑ bɑt ˈmɑ tɛr, ˈsteɪ bæt ˈmeɪ tər/
(italics) a Latin hymn, composed in the 13th century, commemorating the sorrows of the Virgin Mary at the Cross.
a musical setting for this.
Stabat Mater
/ˈstɑːbæt ˈmɑːtə/
(RC Church) a Latin hymn, probably of the 13th century, commemorating the sorrows of the Virgin Mary at the crucifixion and used in the Mass and various other services
a musical setting of this hymn


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