Definition of chorale noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kɒˈrɑːl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kəˈræl//
    , NAmE//ˈrɑːl//
    Pieces of music
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  1. 1a piece of church music sung by a group of singers See related entries: Pieces of music
  2. 2(especially North American English) a group of singers; a choir
  3. Word Originmid 19th cent.: from German Choral(gesang), translating medieval Latin cantus choralis.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chorale