anthem: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (an'thum), [key]
- a song, as of praise, devotion, or patriotism: the national anthem of Spain; our college anthem.
- a piece of sacred vocal music, usually with words taken from the Scriptures.
- a hymn sung alternately by different sections of a choir or congregation.
- to celebrate with or in an anthem.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.