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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A Roman Catholic devotion consisting of prayers on nine consecutive days.

Usage examples (34)
  • The novena is not only related to someone's dying.
  • That novena is called the posadas, and it's celebrated somewhat differently -- but that's another post.
  • The novena is prayed on the 9 days prior to the anniversary day of his canonisation. posted by John at 3: 19 PM
  • A novena is a nine-day vigil of prayer, usually focused on a sing theme or petition. for more
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