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miracle play Line breaks: mir|acle play

Definition of miracle play in English:


A mystery play.
Example sentences
  • He had festivals at Abydos, and an annual miracle play.
  • It traces the city's performing ambitions from the miracle plays of the 14th century to the 1940s.
  • Both categories find their place in the musical play for television The flood, with Craft's text drawing on both the Book of Genesis and the medieval English miracle plays.

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