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1. A hymn or piece of music that accompanies a ceremonial recession.
2. A recession from a church.
Of or relating to a recession.
of or relating to recession
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a hymn sung as the clergy and choir withdraw from the chancel at the conclusion of a church service
re•ces•sion•al(rɪˈsɛʃ ə nl)
1. of or pertaining to a recession of the clergy and choir after a service.
2. of or pertaining to a recess, as of a legislative body.n.
3. a piece of music played at the end of a church service or other gathering.
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|Noun||1.||recessional - the withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service|
procession - the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation; "processions were forbidden"
|2.||recessional - a hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw|
|Adj.||1.||recessional - of or relating to receding|