Gregorian chant

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Etymology[edit]

Named after Pope Gregory I (540-604), and certainly dating back to that time in some form, but the exact origin is a matter of ongoing research.

Noun[edit]

Gregorian chant (countable and uncountable, plural Gregorian chants)

  1. (music) A style of unaccompanied monophonic singing in the Catholic Church.

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