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chorale

noun cho·rale \kə-ˈral, -ˈräl\

: a song that is sung in a church service by a large group of singers

: a chorus or choir

Full Definition of CHORALE

1
:  a hymn or psalm sung to a traditional or composed melody in church; also :  a harmonization of a chorale melody <a Bach chorale>
2
:  chorus, choir

Examples of CHORALE

  1. <practiced a chorale to perform in church>
  2. <a chorale that is regarded as being among the best in the state>

Origin of CHORALE

German Choral, short for Choralgesang choral song
First Known Use: 1841

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