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Gloria in Excelsis

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Gloria in Ex·cel·sis \-ˌin-eks-ˈchel-səs, -ek-ˈshel-\

Definition of Gloria in Excelsis

  1. :  a Christian liturgical hymn having the verse form of the Psalms



Origin of gloria in excelsis

Late Latin, glory (be to God) on high


First Known Use: 14th century


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