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Mag·nif·i·cat

 (măg-nĭf′ĭ-kăt′)
n. Christianity
1. The canticle beginning Magnificat anima mea Dominum ("My soul doth magnify the Lord").
2. A musical setting of this canticle.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Latin magnificat, it magnifies, third person sing. present tense of magnificāre, to magnify, extol; see magnify.]

Magnificat

(mæɡˈnɪfɪˌkæt)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the hymn of the Virgin Mary (Luke 1:46-55), used as a canticle
[from the opening phrase in the Latin version, Magnificat anima mea Dominum (my soul doth magnify the Lord)]

Mag•nif•i•cat

(mægˈnɪf ɪˌkæt, -ˌkɑt; mɑgˈnɪf ɪˌkɑt, mɑnˈyɪf-)

n.
1. the canticle of the Virgin Mary in Luke 1:46–55.
2. a musical setting for this.
[1150–1200; < Latin: (it) magnifies (the first word of the hymn)]
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Noun1.Magnificat - (Luke) the canticle of the Virgin Mary (from Luke 1:46 beginning `Magnificat anima mea Dominum')Magnificat - (Luke) the canticle of the Virgin Mary (from Luke 1:46 beginning `Magnificat anima mea Dominum')
Gospel According to Luke, Gospel of Luke, Luke - one of the four Gospels in the New Testament; contains details of Jesus's birth and early life
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Magnificat

[mægˈnɪfɪkæt] NMagníficat m
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His ears had caught Agnes's step at the stair-head and presently she passed us on her way to the music room humming the Magnificat.
The Magnificat is Mary's personal expression of praise to God and proclamation of His gracious work to her and to all God's people.
Using historical and biblical background, Alborghetti pieces together a narrative to help you read and pray each verse of The Magnificat as you never have before.
That was certainly the case in his Nunc Dimittis which, along with the Magnificat, is at the centre of the Anglican Mass, the Evensong.
That was certainly the case in his Nunc Dimittis which, along with the Magnificat is at the centre of the Anglican Mass, the Evensong.
It was then that the Benedictus, the Magnificat, and the Nunc Dimittis became sources of consolation and strength.
He sets the Magnificat into the context of Luke's beatitudes and similar motifs in Luke, while he interprets the Nunc Dimittis in its immediate subsequent context.
Mary responded with what is now known as the Magnificat, also known as the Song of Mary, a canticle frequently sung liturgically in Christian churches.
the Magnificat was for a long time Bach's earliest known choral work.
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