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1. The act of lamenting.
2. A lament.
3. Lamentations(used with a sing. verb) See Table at Bible.
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n (functioning as singular)
1. (Bible) a book of the Old Testament, traditionally ascribed to the prophet Jeremiah, lamenting the destruction of Jerusalem
2. (Music, other) a musical setting of these poems
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|Noun||1.||Lamentations - an Old Testament book lamenting the desolation of Judah after the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC; traditionally attributed to the prophet Jeremiah|
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
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