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A Roman Catholic hymn or prayer said or sung after compline, and after the Divine Office from Trinity Sunday to Advent.
- ‘The Salve Regina is sung in the time between Trinity Sunday and the Feast of Christ the King.’
- ‘The plainchant Salve Regina is well known by those who pray the official prayer of the Catholic Church, The Liturgy of the Hours.’
The opening words in Latin, hail (holy) queen.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.