Dies Irae

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noun Di·es Irae \ ˌdē-(ˌ)ās-ˈē-ˌrā \

Definition of Dies Irae

:a medieval Latin hymn on the Day of Judgment sung in requiem masses

Origin and Etymology of dies irae

Medieval Latin, day of wrath; from the first words of the hymn


dies irae

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Latin noun phrase di·es irae \ ˌdē-ˌās-ˈē-ˌrī , -ˌrā \

Definition of dies irae

:day of wrath :Judgment Day

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