Definition of Hymnal

1. Noun. A songbook containing a collection of hymns.

Exact synonyms: Hymnary, Hymnbook
Generic synonyms: Songbook



Definition of Hymnal

1. n. A collection of hymns; a hymn book.

Definition of Hymnal

1. Noun. A collection of hymns; a hymn book. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to hymns ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hymnal

1. a book of hymns [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hymnal

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hymenotomy
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hymies
hymn
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hymnal (current term)
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hymnists
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Literary usage of Hymnal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians: Being the Sixth Volume of the by George Grove, Waldo Selden Pratt, Charles Newell Boyd (1920)
"1878 Methodist hymnal Meth. Reformed Church hymnal Ger. Ref. ... hymnal Companion Réf. Epis. Songs of Pilgrimage, Hastings 1887 Christian hymnal, ..."

2. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1881)
"THe Evangelical hymnal, with Tunes. Compiled by the Kev. ... The suggestion that this hymnal has a mission as a reformer leads our thoughts back to other ..."

3. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1881)
"The Evangelical hymnal. with Tunes. Compiled by the Rev. ... The suggestion that this hymnal has a mission as a reformer leads our thoughts back to other ..."

4. A Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British ...by British Museum Dept. of Printed Books, George Knottesford Fortescue by British Museum Dept. of Printed Books, George Knottesford Fortescue (1891)
""WELSH(BE) Romance of Psalter and hymnal. WETZSTEIN (0.) lias deutsche Kirchenlied im 16., pp. 352. Lund. 1889. В". 4999. bbb. ..."

5. Year Book of the Central Conference of American Rabbis by Central Conference of American Rabbis (1910)
"REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OX REVISION OF THE UNION hymnal. To the President and Members of the Central Conference of American ..."

6. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1903)
"... author of a "A Summer hymnal." Illustrated by Howard Weiden and Robert ... the success of 'A Summer hymnal.' The stories are most effective and th- ..."

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