evensong


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e·ven·song

 (ē′vən-sông′, -sŏng′)
n.
1. A daily evening service in the Anglican Church. Also called Evening Prayer.
2. Roman Catholic Church A service that includes the office of Vespers. No longer in ecclesiastical use.
3. A song sung in the evening.
4. Archaic Evening.
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evensong

(ˈiːvənˌsɒŋ)
n
1. (Anglicanism) Church of England Also called: Evening Prayer or vespers the daily evening service of Bible readings and prayers prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) archaic another name for vespers
3. an archaic or poetic word for evening
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E•ven•song

(ˈi vənˌsɔŋ, -ˌsɒŋ)

n.
1. a form of worship said or sung in the evening in the Anglican Church.
[before 1000]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.evensong - the sixth of the seven canonical hours of the divine office; early evening; now often made a public service on Sundays
canonical hour - (Roman Catholic Church) one of seven specified times for prayer
2.Evensong - (Anglican Church) a daily evening service with prayers prescribed in the Book of Common Prayerevensong - (Anglican Church) a daily evening service with prayers prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer
Anglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church of England - the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
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Translations

evensong

[ˈiːvənsɒŋ] Nvísperas fpl, misa f vespertina
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evensong

[ˈiːvənsɒŋ] noffice m du soir
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evensong

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evensong

[ˈiːvnˌsɒŋ] nvespro
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References in classic literature ?
Having ordered my dinner and found my room, I threw down my knapsack and then came out again to smoke an ante-prandial pipe, listen to the evensong of the stream, and think great thoughts.
Carey remained in on Sunday evening in order to allow Mary Ann to go to church, but she would welcome the opportunity of attending evensong.
The church bells were ringing for evensong, and a squad of Salvation Army lassies came singing down Waterloo Road.
For, though day after day, at morn or evensong, I have knelt in God's house, I have never repented of my sin.
Hundreds of people turned out to mark the occasion at a choral evensong yesterday afternoon.
According to a statement issued by the Pakistan High Commission London here Saturday, the Westminster Abbey, which was founded in 960 AD, organized a special Evensong in connection with the National Day of Pakistan, as per tradition.
LONDON -- The Westminster Abbey, which was founded in 960 AD, organised a special evensong in connection with the National Day of Pakistan, as per tradition.The special service was held on the eve of March 23, says a press release received here on Saturday from London.
The Westminster Abbey, which was founded in 960 AD, organised a special evensong in connection with the National Day of Pakistan, as per tradition.The special service was held on the eve of March 23.Westminster Abbey is a royal church in London and a world heritage site with over a thousand years of history.
There will be a service of evensong this Sunday at 6pm.
Tomai Lengyel Jones, William Evans, Ben Sharp and James Phillips were proudly installed into the choir at choral evensong.
St Paul's Church in Craig y Don will be marking Sea Sunday with the traditional service of choral evensong at 4pm on Sunday, July 8 to raise money for the RNLI.