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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person.

Usage examples (28)
  • With coronach, and arms reversed, forth came "MacGregor's" clan --
  • Mrs. Gwilty was, she explained, showing her niece the way of a proper coronach.
  • In every house there would be a crying of the death wail -- the coronach of sorrow.
  • There shall never be coronach cried, or dirge played, for thee or thy bloody wolf-burd. for more
Tutoring comment
  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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