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bettyb asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicLyrics · 2 months ago

 Is a hymn a song? Why or why not?

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  • 2 months ago
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    Definition of hymn (Entry 1 of 2)

    1a: a song of praise to God

    sing a hymn of thanksgiving

    b: a metrical composition adapted for singing in a religious service

    a book of hymns

    2: a song of praise or joy

    in jolly hymns they praise the god of wine

    — John Dryden

    3: something resembling a song of praise : PAEAN

    The novel is a hymn to childhood and innocence.

    hymn verb

    hymned\ ˈhimd \; hymning\ ˈhi-​miŋ \

    Definition of hymn (Entry 2 of 2)

    transitive verb

    : to praise or worship in or as if in hymns (see HYMN entry 1)

    the heroes who are hymned in this book

    intransitive verb

    : to sing a song that praises God : to sing a hymn

    listening to the choir hymn

  • 2 months ago

    its a type of song

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