Definition of black mass in English:

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black mass

Pronunciation: /ˌblak ˈmas/
(often Black Mass)

noun

A travesty of the Roman Catholic Mass in worship of Satan.
Example sentences
  • Would the devil worshipers ever perform black masses?
  • So many occult practices emphasize the inversion of the natural order - recall the black mass in which the Catholic mass was chanted backwards.
  • He swears we will witness a black mass and some manner of hideous human sacrifice.
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