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Sanctus

Sanctus [Lat.,=holy], hymn of the Roman Catholic Mass, beginning, "Holy, holy, holy," from Isa. 6.3; Mat. 21.9. It is the solemn choral ending of the preface. In the old liturgy the second part of the hymn, called Benedictus, was sometimes sung after the elevation. The Sanctus (sometimes called Tersanctus) also includes the Hosanna.

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Sanctus

Sanc·tus / ˈsang(k)təs/ • n. Christian Church a hymn beginning Sanctus, sanctus, sanctus (Holy, holy, holy) forming a set part of the Mass.

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Sanctus

Sanctus (Lat., ‘holy’). A hymn of adoration based on Isaiah 6. 3 and used in Christian liturgies near the beginning of the eucharistic prayer.

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Sanctus

Sanctus in the Christian Church, a hymn beginning Sanctus, sanctus, sanctus (Holy, holy, holy) forming a set part of the Mass.

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Sanctus

Sanctus (Holy). One of 5 main parts of the Mass. Settings by innumerable composers.

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