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Gregorian chant

noun [C or U]     /ɡrɪˌɡɔː.ri.ənˈtʃɑːnt/ US  /-ˌɡɔːr.i.ənˈtʃænt/
a type of Christian church music for voices alone, used since the Middle Ages → Compare plainsongSinging in generalTypes of music
(Definition of Gregorian chant noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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