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Te De·um

 (tā′ dā′əm, -o͞om, tē′ dē′əm)
n.
A hymn of praise to God sung as part of a Christian liturgy.

[From Late Latin Tē Deum (laudāmus), You, God, (we praise), the opening words of the hymn : Latin , you + Latin deum, accusative of deus, god.]
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Te Deum

(ˌtiː ˈdiːəm)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) an ancient Latin hymn in rhythmic prose, sung or recited at matins in the Roman Catholic Church and in English translation at morning prayer in the Church of England and used by both Churches as an expression of thanksgiving on special occasions
2. (Classical Music) a musical setting of this hymn
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a service of thanksgiving in which the recital of this hymn forms a central part
[from the Latin canticle beginning Tē Deum laudāmus, literally: Thee, God, we praise]
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Te De•um

(teɪ ˈdeɪ ʊm, -əm, ti ˈdi əm)
n.
a Christian hymn of praise to God, composed in Latin c400.
[< Late Latin, the first two words of the hymn (Tē Deum laudāmus we praise thee God)]
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Te Deum

A Latin phrase meaning Thee, God, used to mean a Roman Catholic hymn that begins with these words.
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The other day, at the Anniversary of the Independence, high mass was performed, the President partaking of the sacrament: during the Te Deum laudamus , instead of each regiment displaying the Peruvian flag, a black one with death's head was unfurled.
We can't certainly sing te deum laudamus yet on the economic front but there's steady work in progress.
Fittingly, there are pictorial places for St James on the beautiful stained-glass Great East and Te Deum Laudamus ('we praise you, God') windows in Paisley Abbey.
A couple are non-scriptural: the Quicunque vult (strictly a creed rather than a canticle) was traditionally recited at Prime on Sundays, while the Te Deum laudamus was used at Matins on days when the Gloria was prescribed at Mass.
We heard the purely orchestral La Grande Piece Royale as an overture, and three major choral works: Te Deum Laudamus, the chillingly dark De Profundis Clamavi, and the jubilant Cantate Domino.
The choir's final song was Te Deum Laudamus or We Praise Thee, Oh God, to which the Queen and her family processed outside in order of precedence.