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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A composition of vocal music that is appropriate for opening church services.

Usage examples (28)
  • Ah, but now the parish understands the introit prayer!
  • The organ begins the introit with an improvisation on the chant.
  • Regarding the Assumption: 'Gaudeamus' was the introit until 1950.
  • Lætare Ierusalem is the introit for today, the fourth Sunday in Lent. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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