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chant

2 noun
     
Related topics: Music, Religion and Thought
chant2 [countable]
1 words or phrases that are repeated again and again by a group of people:
Others in the crowd took up the chant (=began chanting).
chant of
chants of 'oh no, we won't go'
2APM a regularly repeated tune, often with many words sung on one note, especially used for religious prayers
chanter noun [countable]

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