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hymn

Pronunciation: /hɪm/

Translation of hymn in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Religion/Religión] cántico (masculine), himno (masculine) to sing from the same hymn sheet cantar al son de la misma música
    Example sentences
    • Wine and even drunkenness are frequent images in medieval hymns and other religious poems.
    • They should be ‘words’ that can't be easily guessed, like acronyms referring to hymns, praise songs, or verses.
    • The Rig Veda is a collection of hymns praising the gods and glorifying the conquests and the heroics of the aristocratic Aryan cult.
    Example sentences
    • In the Christian tradition, hymns are songs of worship, sung by congregation and choir.
    • I used to feel good when I went to the local Congregational Church and sang hymns.
    • The congregation also sang the hymns Lord Of All Hopefulness and Abide With Me, and heard clips of Peel speaking in a variety of radio broadcasts.
    1.2 (paean) himno (masculine), canto (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • More precisely, the film is a hymn to the theatricality implicit in most love affairs: their deceptive art and sweet fraudulence.
    • One of my favorite books is an extended hymn of praise to French food, wine and general attitude toward the pleasant things in life.
    • Will Hutton's new book is a hymn of praise to Europe.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.