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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw; The withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service adj. - Of or relating to withdrawing.

Usage examples (32)
  • You saw that in recessional year elections in 1958, 1970, 1982.
  • And the recessional was a loud Bach piece called "In Thee is Joy."
  • This system is referred to as recessional agriculture and also may involve sorghum.
  • The last sound of the recessional is the echo of flutes.) (A group of workmen passes. for more
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