evening prayer

noun, often capitalized E&P

Definition of evening prayer 

: the daily evening office of the Anglican liturgy

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Last year, a French-Canadian man fatally shot six Muslim men during evening prayers at a mosque in Quebec City. Fox News, "Toronto van attack suspect may have felt anger against women," 26 Apr. 2018 Last year, a French-Canadian man fatally shot six Muslim men during evening prayers at a mosque in Quebec City. Fox News, "Toronto van attack suspect may have felt anger against women," 26 Apr. 2018 Many attending Saturday's evening prayer vigil in Aurora near the City Hall building brought signs protesting migrant families being separated at the Mexican border. David Sharos, Aurora Beacon-News, "Aurora prayer vigil speaks out for families separated at the border," 1 July 2018 Dressed in white robes and a turban, Novel Bamukmin of the Jakarta chapter of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI), a hardline Islamist group, addresses evening prayers in a mosque. The Christian Science Monitor, "Indonesian elections hint at rise of political Islam in the secular country," 26 June 2018 Last year, a French-Canadian man fatally shot six Muslim men during evening prayers at a mosque in Quebec City. Fox News, "Toronto van attack suspect may have felt anger against women," 26 Apr. 2018 Witnesses said the militants, all of whom were masked and wearing army uniforms, sneaked into the village after Tuesday evening prayers, apparently by fording a nearby river. Margaret Coker And Falih Hassan, New York Times, "These Iraqi Farmers Said No to ISIS. When Night Came They Paid the Price.," 2 May 2018 More than 50 people were at the Islamic Cultural Centre in January 2017 when the shooting began during evening prayers on a Sunday. Fox News, "Quebec mosque shooting suspect pleads not guilty," 26 Mar. 2018 Last year, a French-Canadian man fatally shot six Muslim men during evening prayers at a mosque in Quebec City. Fox News, "Toronto van attack suspect may have felt anger against women," 26 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of evening prayer

1539, in the meaning defined above

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