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Definition of the adjective ambrosian

What does ambrosian mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. of or by or relating to Saint Ambrose
  2. extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant
  3. worthy of the gods

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Google previewA Catholic Dictionary (1961)

by William E. Addis, Aeterna Press


Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Sacred Music (2016)

by Joseph P. Swain

The Ambrosian Alleluias. Egham, Surrey: Plainsong and Mediaeval Music Society, 1983.

Google previewA Catholic dictionary, by W.E. Addis and T. Arnold (1884)

by William Edward Addis

Ambrosian, and perhaps by Gregory the Great. 126. " Rerum Deua tenax vigor." At none. Ambrosian.

Google previewAn Introductory Dictionary of Theology and Religious Studies (2007)

by Orlando O. Espín, James B. Nickoloff

AMBROSIAN RITE The Ambrosian Rite, also known as the Milanese Rite, is the form of liturgical celebration of the ancient metropolitan province of Milan and one of the few to survive outside the Roman Rite in the West. It derives its name ...

Google previewAn encyclopœdia, or dictionary of music (1825)

by John Feltham Danneley

AMBROSIAN CHANT, spoken of in the Rubric, was used at the Church of Milan, and some others ; it is distinguished from the Roman chant, inasmuch as it was louder, and more elevated ; whereas the Roman chant was softer, and more ...

Google previewThe La Scala Encyclopedia of the Opera (1993)

by Giorgio Bagnoli

Benelli/ Ambrosian Singers, London Symphony Orches- tra/G. Masini. 2 cds-philips Ermione (1819) C. Gasdia, M. Zimmermann, ...

Google previewGrove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1904)

by Sir George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland

The Ambrosian chant was eventually merged, but certainly not lost, in that vast repertory of plain-song, whether then ancient or modern, which we now call GREGORIAN, from the name of the next great reformer of church music, St. Gregory the ...

Google previewThe Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1999)

by Don Michael Randel

Ambrosian hymns 21 Alto [It.]. (1) A low female voice, also called a contralto. For its approximate range see Voice. (2) A high male voice, sung with * falsetto, often called a countertenor. (3) The second highest part (thus lying below the soprano ...

Google previewNelson's Dictionary of Christianity (2001)

The Authoritative Resource on the Christian World by George Kurian

Ambrose the Camaldulian Ambrosian Chant Ambrosian Rite ...

Google previewDictionary of Music (1983)

by Theodore Karp

The Ambrosian rite was limited to the diocese of Milan and part of the diocese of Lugano. During the early Middle Ages, new chants were created both for new feasts and for portions of the liturgy (e.g., the alleluia) that did not have specific ...

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