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English definition of “plainsong”


noun [U] uk   /ˈpleɪn.sɒŋ/ us    /-sɑːŋ/ (also plainchant,   /-tʃɑːnt/    /-tʃænt/)
a type of simple group singing without instruments, used in the Christian Church Singing in general
(Definition of plainsong from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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