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English definition of “gospel”

gospel

noun [U] (MUSIC)   /ˈɡɑs·pəl/ (also gospel music,  /ˈɡɑs·pəl ˈmju·zik/)
a style of Christian religious music originally developed and performed by African-Americans: gospel singers
(Definition of gospel noun (MUSIC) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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