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Noun: requiem  're-kwi,em
  1. A song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
    - dirge, coronach, lament, threnody, threnode
Noun: Requiem
  1. A Mass celebrated for the dead
     
  2. A musical setting for a Mass celebrating the dead

Derived forms: Requiems, requiems

Type of: Mass, song, vocal

Encyclopedia: Requiem, Masses of