Definition of morning prayer in English:

morning prayer

Line breaks: morn|ing pray¦er

noun

(usually morning prayers)
  • 1A formal act of worship held in the morning: decorations awarded to past pupils were announced at morning prayers
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    • Every morning the Ansar recruits would rise for morning prayers and then do physical training until the sun came over the horizon.
    • Assume that Jews traditionally have a celebratory feast on Saturday after morning prayers and call it the ‘Sabbath feast.’
    • That's why the morning prayers begin with a series of blessings thanking God for the simple and obvious.
  • 1.1(In the Anglican Church) the service of matins.
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    • Went along to morning prayer at the church which I have really been enjoying - finding fun in the fact that God can really powerfully move in such a formal setting!
    • I returned quickly to my quarters for morning prayer.
    • I woke up in time for morning prayer, had breakfast, arrived early for my 9 am lecture and stayed fully awake throughout it.

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