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orison

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noun or·i·son \ˈȯr-ə-sən, ˈär-, -zən\

Definition of orison

  1. :  prayer



Examples of orison

  1. <a fervent orison asking for divine guidance in bringing about a peaceful solution to the grave international crisis>



Origin of orison

Middle English, from Anglo-French ureisun, oreison, from Late Latin oration-, oratio, from Latin, oration


First Known Use: 13th century

Other Christian Religious Terms


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