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

     

    chorale

     noun
    noun
    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 Origin mid 19th cent.: from German Choral(gesang), translating medieval Latin cantus choralis.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chorale