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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A joyful song (usually celebrating the birth of Christ); Joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ v. - Sing joyful songs.

Usage examples (37)
  • The word carol comes from the Latin cantare (to sing) and rola (joy).
  • The word carol obviously means a song, and a carol is a type of ecclesiastical folk song.
  • The sixth carol is a most interesting one, In Dulci Jacbilo.
  • The music to the carol is by George Frederick Handel (1685-1759). for more
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  • After studying all day in the "carrel" (small cubicle used for individual study in the library), she went to the "carole" (a round dance) where they also sang a beautiful "carol" (joyous Christmas song).
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