Magnificat

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Magnificat

(măgnĭf`ĭkăt) [Lat.,=magnifies], song of the Virgin Mary, beginning "Magnificat anima mea Dominum" [my soul doth magnify the Lord], from Luke 1.46–55. It is the daily vesper hymn of the Roman Catholic Church and is usually sung at evening prayer in the Church of England.

Magnificat

Christianity the hymn of the Virgin Mary (Luke 1:46-55), used as a canticle