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Gloria Patri

[glawr-ee-uh pah-tree, glohr-] /ˈglɔr i ə ˈpɑ tri, ˈgloʊr-/
noun
1.
the short hymn “Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.”.
Also called lesser doxology.
Origin
< Latin
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Gloria Patri

/ˈɡlɔːrɪə ˈpɑːtrɪ; ˈɡlɔːrɪˌɑː; ˈpæt-/
noun
1.
the Lesser Doxology, beginning in Latin with these words See doxology
2.
a musical setting of this
Word Origin
literally: glory to the father
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