Gregorian chant

noun

Definition of Gregorian chant

: a monodic and rhythmically free liturgical chant of the Roman Catholic Church

First Known Use of Gregorian chant

1728, in the meaning defined above

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“Gregorian chant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gregorian%20chant. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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Gregorian chant

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Gregorian chant

: a type of religious music from the Middle Ages that is sung without instruments

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