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Definition of litany noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. litanies)
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  1. 1a series of prayers to God for use in church services, spoken by a priest, etc., with set responses by the people
  2. 2litany (of something) (formal) a long boring account of a series of events, reasons, etc. a litany of complaints
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