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1An old name for Salisbury, still used as the name of its diocese.See also Old Sarum
- 1.1[as modifier]Denoting the order of divine service used before the Reformation in the diocese of Salisbury and, by the 15th century, in most of England, Wales, and Ireland.‘Sarum Use’
- ‘Either way, it should be noted that the version of the melody that Facy sets is not the Sarum form.’
- ‘The Sarum Use was founded on customs for the organisation of music and liturgy, as well as management and finance, employed by the bishop, dean and chapter of Salisbury Catherdral until the Reformation.’
- ‘As for me, I think it's too bad that the Sarum Use was never officially revived in England after 1850.’
- 1.1[as modifier]Denoting the order of divine service used before the Reformation in the diocese of Salisbury and, by the 15th century, in most of England, Wales, and Ireland.
From medieval Latin, perhaps from an abbreviated form of Latin Sarisburia Salisbury.
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