of or by or relating to Saint Ambrose

Ambrosian chants

Pertains to noun: ↑Ambrose
Derivationally related forms: ↑Ambrose

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  • Ambrosian — Am*bro sian, a. Of or pertaining to St. Ambrose; as, the Ambrosian office, or ritual, a formula of worship in the church of Milan, instituted by St. Ambrose. [1913 Webster] {Ambrosian chant}, the mode of signing or chanting introduced by St.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ambrosian — Am*bro sian, a. Ambrosial. [R.] . Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ambrosian — index palatable, savory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Ambrosian — adjective see Ambrose I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ambrosian — /am broh zheuhn/, adj. 1. Rom. Cath. Ch. a. pertaining to the religious congregations under the protection of Saint Ambrose. b. pertaining to the ancient liturgy of the church of Milan. 2. (l.c.) ambrosial. * * * …   Universalium

  • ambrosian — am·bro·si·an …   English syllables

  • ambrosian — adjective 1. extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant a nectarous drink ambrosial food • Syn: ↑ambrosial, ↑nectarous • Similar to: ↑tasty • Derivationally related for …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ambrosian chant — (also known as Milanese chant) is the liturgical plainchant repertory of the Ambrosian rite of the Roman Catholic Church, related to but distinct from Gregorian chant. It is primarily associated with the Archdiocese of Milan, and named after St.… …   Wikipedia

  • Ambrosian Liturgy and Rite — • The liturgy and Rite of the Church of Milan, which derives its name from St. Ambrose, Bishop of Milan (374 397) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ambrosian Liturgy and Rite     Ambrosian Liturgy and Rite …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ambrosian Chant — • Chant composed by St. Ambrose Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ambrosian Chant     Ambrosian Chant     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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