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Trisagion

Trisagion or Trisyatoe. Christian hymn beginning ‘Agios O Theos’ (‘holy God’), of great antiquity, and now embedded in the liturgy. It is reputed to be the hymn of praise sung by the angels in heaven.

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Trisagion

Trisagion (liturg.) Eucharistic hymn beginning with a threefold invocation of God (‘Holy, Holy, Holy’) XVII. — Gr. triságion, n. of triságios, f. trís thrice + hágios holy.

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