requiem mass

requiem mass
requiem UK [ˈrekwɪəm] / US or requiem mass UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "requiem":
singular requiem plural requiems
a) a Christian ceremony in which people pray for someone who has died
b) music a piece of music that can be performed as part of this ceremony

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