coronach


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coronach

(ˈkɒrənəx; -nək)
n
or Scot and Irish a dirge or lamentation for the dead
[C16: from Scottish Gaelic corranach; related to Irish rānadh a crying]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coronach - a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
keen - a funeral lament sung with loud wailing
song, vocal - a short musical composition with words; "a successful musical must have at least three good songs"
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The coal will originate at Westmoreland's Poplar River surface mine in the south-central Saskatchewan town of Coronach.
Coronach has a hard time recruiting people to live in the town.
Charlton said: "I was looking back through the record books for the last time Beckhampton (his historic Wiltshire stable) won the Eclipse, through the likes of Noel Murless, but it was back in 1926 through Fred Darling's Coronach, who also won the Derby and the St Leger.
Prix d'Ispahan vvb c Thor (1930, Ksar - Lasarte, by Alcantara) Prix du Jockey Club vvb f Adargatis (1931, Asterus - Helene De Troie, by Helicon) Champion 3yo filly; Prix de Diane vvch f Corrida (1932, Coronach - Zariba, by Sardanapale) Champion older mare at 4; Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe [twice] vvb c Goya (1934, Tourbillon - Zariba, by Sardanapale) Champion older horse at 5 and 6; St James's Palace S.
he had included in Matthew Lewis' edited collection Tales of Wonder (1801), such as the imitation-medieval ballad "Glenfinlas, or Lord Ronald's Coronach.
Slip Anchor was the first horse to make all the running in the Derby since Coronach 59 years p r ev ous y.
Bassett was born June 15, 1932, in Coronach, Saskatchewan, to Edward and Elta Class Bassett.
INS has opened automated border crossing systems (Port Passenger Accelerated Service System, or PORTPASS) on the northern border in Montana and in Coronach, Canada.
A coronach is a Scottish highland lament, and appropriately this work begins slowly, in two layers with the lower strings playing percussive, biting chords.
The Scottish border ballad "The Bonny Earl of Murray" was supposedly composed in the tradition of the coronach.
Among early ballads, coronach and historical ballads and those involving romance elements were usually composed by minstrels attached to noblemen's courts and were written with a sense of literary values and for a definite audience.
The Ministry of Justice will also be providing additional funding for expansions of other victim services programs to the RCMP detachment areas of Assiniboia, Coronach and Kyle.