Meaning of kathisma

ka•this•ma

Pronunciation: (Gk. kä'thēz-mä Eng. ka-thiz'm&schwa), [key]
— pl. ka•this•ma•ta
  1. one of the 20 divisions of the Psalter in the Greek rite.
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