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Chant Chant, n.[F. chant, fr. L. cantus singing, song, fr. canere to sing. See Chant, v. t.] 1. Song; melody. 2. (Mus.) A short and simple melody, divided into two parts by double bars, to which unmetrical psalms, etc., are sung or recited. It is the most ancient form of choral music. 3. A psalm, etc., arranged for chanting. 4. Twang; manner of speaking; a canting tone. [R.] His strange face, his strange chant. --Macaulay. Ambrosian chant, See under Ambrosian. Chant royal [F.], in old French poetry, a poem containing five strophes of eleven lines each, and a concluding stanza. -- each of these six parts ending with a common refrain. Gregorian chant. See under Gregorian.


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- gregorian might refer to: the thought or ideology of pope gregory i or pope gregory vii (also called gregorianism) things named for pope
- the gregorian calendar, also called the western calendar and the christian calendar, is internationally the most widely accepted and used
- gregorian chant is the central tradition of western plainchant , a form of monophonic , unaccompanied sacred song of the western roman
- gregorian is a german band headed by frank peterson that performs gregorian chant -inspired versions of modern pop and rock songs.
- the pontifical gregorian university. (pontificia università gregoriana. also known as the gregorianum, or the pug) is a pontifical university
- the gregorian reforms were a series of reforms initiated by pope gregory vii and the circle he formed in the papal curia , circa 1050–80,
- the gregorian telescope is a type of reflecting telescope designed by scottish mathematician and astronomer james gregory in the 17th
- it is sometimes referred to as the gregorian church but this name is not preferred by the church itself, as it views the apostles
- gregorian chant: gregorian chant. standardized in the late 9th century was attributed to pope gregory i and so took the name of gregorian chant.
- a calendar year in the gregorian calendar (as well as in the julian calendar ) has either 365 (common year s) or 366 (leap year s) days.


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