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Angelus (prayer)

Angelus [Lat.,=angel], daily prayer of the Roman Catholic Church, said usually three times daily, as announced by a bell, traditionally at six in the morning, at noon, and at six in the evening. It is said in honor of the Incarnation and consists of three repetitions of the Hail Mary together with verses and a prayer. It takes its name from the opening word of the Latin version: Angelus Domini nuntiavit Mariae [the angel of the Lord declared unto Mary].

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Angelus a Roman Catholic devotion commemorating the Incarnation of Jesus and including the Hail Mary, said at morning, noon, and sunset; a ringing of church bells announcing this. The word is recorded from the mid 17th century, and comes from the Latin phrase Angelus domini ‘the angel of the Lord’, the opening words of the devotion.

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An·ge·lus / ˈanjələs/ (also an·ge·lus) • n. [in sing.] a Roman Catholic devotion commemorating the Incarnation of Jesus and including the Hail Mary, said at morning, noon, and sunset. ∎  a ringing of church bells announcing this.

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Angelus. Prayer to the Virgin Mary offered at morning, noon, and evening at the sound of the angelus bell. Also title of opera by Edward Naylor (1867–1934) which won Ricordi Prize and was prod. CG 1909.

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angelus devotional exercise commemorating the Incarnation. XVIII. Named from its opening words ‘Angelus Domini nuntiavit Mariæ’.

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Angelus. A Catholic thrice-daily devotion (early morning, noon, and evening), consisting of three Ave Marias with versicles and a collect.

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Angelus (Byzantine emperors)

Angelus (ăn´jələs), family name and dynasty of three Byzantine emperors (1185–1204): see Isaac II; Alexius III; Alexius IV.

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