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coronach


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coronach  \Cor"o*nach\  (k?r"?-n?k),  n. 
  See  {Coranach}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coranach  \Cor"a*nach\,  n.  [Gael.  coranach,  or  corranach,  a 
  crying,  the  Irish  funeral  cry  (the  keen),  a  dirge;  comh  with 
  +  ranaich  a  roaring,  ran  to  roar,  shriek.] 
  A  lamentation  for  the  dead;  a  dirge.  [Written  also 
  {coranich},  {corrinoch},  {coronach},  {cronach},  etc.]  [Scot.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coronach 
  n  :  a  song  or  hymn  of  mourning  composed  or  performed  as  a 
  memorial  to  a  dead  person  [syn:  {dirge},  {lament},  {requiem}, 
  {threnody}] 




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