Divine Liturgy

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Divine Liturgy

The Eastern Orthodox Eucharistic rite.


(ˈlɪt ər dʒi)

n., pl. -gies.
1. a form of public worship; ritual.
2. a collection of formularies for public worship.
3. a particular arrangement of services.
4. a particular form or type of the Eucharistic service.
5. the service of the Eucharist, esp. this service (Divine Liturgy) in the Eastern Church.
[1550–60; < Late Latin lītūrgia < Late Greek leitourgía Eucharist, Greek lēitourgía public service =lḗït(on) town hall, derivative of lāós, leṓs people (compare lay3) + -ourgia -urgy]
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