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Meaning of KYRIE ELEISON

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Kyr"i*e e*lei"son\ [Gr. ky`rie 'elei^son .]
1. (R. C. Ch.) Greek words, meaning ``Lord, have mercy upon
   us,'' used in the Mass, the breviary offices, the litany
   of the saints, etc. --Addis & Arnold.

2. The name given to the response to the Commandments, in the
   service of the Church of England and of the Protestant
   Episcopal Church.

 
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