Definition of Nunc dimittis

1. Noun. The prayer of Simeon (Luke 2:29-32).

Exact synonyms: Canticle Of Simeon
Generic synonyms: Prayer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nunc Dimittis

Numida meleagris
Numidia
Numidian
Numidians
Numididae
Numidinae
Nummulitidae
Nun
Nunatsiavut
Nunatukavut
Nunavik
Nunavimmiut
Nunavummiuq
Nunavummiut
Nunavut
Nunc dimittis (current term)
Nung
Nunga
Nunki
Nuoro
Nuphar advena
Nuphar lutea
Nuphar sagittifolium
Nuprin
Nuptse
Nuremberg
Nuremberg defence
Nuremberg defences
Nuremberg defense
Nuremberg defenses

Literary usage of Nunc dimittis

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

1. The Life and Correspondence of Rufus King: Comprising His Letters, Private by Rufus King (1900)
"... Federalism—Newspaper Project—King to C. King—Mason and McCarthy Duel—King to C. King—" Nunc dimittis"—Answers Newspaper Project—King to Gore—Reasons for ..."

2. Select English Works of John Wyclif by John Wycliffe (1871)
"[Nunc dimittis.] [LUKE ii. 29.] pis is J>e J>ridde salm songun of ... )>is song to God,— Nunc dimittis servum tuum, Domine, ..."

3. Sketches of the Life, Times and Character of the Rt. Rev. Benedict Joseph by Martin John Spalding (1852)
"... and resigns—His present retreat—The Bishop left desolate—The third Coadjutor is consecrated—The Nunc dimittis—The Jesuits re- enter the Diocese, ..."

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