Te Deum

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noun Te De·um \ˌtā-ˈdā-əm, ˌtē-ˈdē-\

Definition of Te Deum

plural

Te Deums

  1. :  a liturgical Christian hymn of praise to God

Origin and Etymology of te deum

Middle English, from Late Latin te deum laudamus thee, God, we praise; from the opening words of the hymn


First Known Use: before 12th century


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