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Noun: Gloria  glo-ree-u
  1. A doxology (beginning Gloria Patri, Glory be to the Father), sung or said at the end of the Psalms in the service of the Roman Catholic and other churches
     
  2. A musical setting of a Gloria
     
  3. A portion of the Mass (Gloria in Excelsis Deo, Glory be to God on high), and also of the communion service in some churches

Derived forms: Glorias

Encyclopedia: Gloria, Porto Alegre