Definitions for anthemˈæn θəm
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word anthem
a song of devotion or loyalty (as to a nation or school)
a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
A choral or vocal composition, often with a religious or political lyric.
The school's anthem sang of its many outstanding qualities, and it was hard to keep a straight face while singing.
A hymn of praise or loyalty.
The choir sang a selection of Christmas anthems at the service just before the big day.
A very popular song or track.
To celebrate with anthems.
Origin: From anteme, from antefn, from antiphōna, from ἀντίφωνα, from ἀντί + φωνή. Compare antiphon.
formerly, a hymn sung in alternate parts, in present usage, a selection from the Psalms, or other parts of the Scriptures or the liturgy, set to sacred music
a song or hymn of praise
to celebrate with anthems
The term anthem means either a specific form of Anglican church music, or more generally, a song of celebration, usually acting as a symbol for a distinct group of people, as in the term "national anthem" or "sports anthem".
Translations for anthem
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- himneCatalan, Valencian
- národní hymna, hymnaCzech
- հիմն, օրհներգArmenian
- inno nazionale, innoItalian
- 国歌, 聖歌Japanese
- 국가, 國歌Korean
- volkslied, strijdliedDutch
- nasjonalsang, hymneNorwegian
- imn național, imnRomanian
- lovsång, hymn, nationalsångSwedish
- 國歌, quốc caVietnamese
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