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anthem

noun [C] uk   /ˈæn.θəm/ us  
a song that has special importance for a particular group of people, an organization, or a country, often sung on a special occasion: The national anthems of the teams are played at the beginning of international football matches. John Lennon's "Imagine" has become the anthem of peace-lovers all over the world. a religious song sung by a choir with organ music
Translations of “anthem”
in Spanish himno, motete…
in French hymne, motet…
in German die Hymne, das Kirchenlied…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國歌, (團體組織的)頌歌,讚歌, (宗教)頌歌…
in Russian гимн…
in Turkish marş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国歌, (团体组织的)颂歌,赞歌, (宗教)颂歌…
in Polish hymn…
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