Meaning of hymn

hymn

Pronunciation: (him), [key]
— n.
  1. a song or ode in praise or honor of God, a deity, a nation, etc.
  2. something resembling this, as a speech, essay, or book in praise of someone or something.
—v.t.
  1. to praise or celebrate in a hymn; express in a hymn.
—v.i.
  1. to sing hymns.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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