Dies Irae

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

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

Definition of dies irae

: day of wrath : Judgment Day

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