Translation of anthem in Spanish:

anthem

Pronunciation: /ˈænθəm/

n

  • 1.1 (song) himno (m) national anthem himno (m) or (Chi tb) canción (f) nacional
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    • The Last Night of the Proms tomorrow has dropped some of the rousing anthems associated with it, including Rule, Britannia!
    • And where his songs were once communal anthems for misfits everywhere, his writing is now so coldly inward-gazing that it excludes the interests of everyone but Morrissey.
    • The song has become an anthem for the school so I am delighted that it has made it to the final of this competition.
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    • The Czech anthem is a more solemn affair.
    • In recent years, the national anthem has lost its patriotic air in most sports venues.
    • As prayers were said, hymns were sung and the national anthems of both Britain and America were played, there was a tinge of sadness in the air because it is likely that this could have been the last such service.
    1.2 [Relig] himno (m), cántico (m)
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    • Like his father, Alfonso the younger was well known as a composer of church music, writing English anthems for the Anglican Church as well as motets to Latin words.
    • Kendal Choral opens proceedings by singing five anthems in the Anglican church tradition starting with the 16th century and concluding in the present.
    • Other works include The Nativity for soprano and orchestra, sacred choral anthems, hymn preludes for organ and works for trumpet and organ.

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