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antiphony (n.)

"alternate or responsive singing," 1590s, from antiphon + -y (1).

updated on January 25, 2017

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Definitions of antiphony from WordNet

antiphony (n.)
alternate (responsive) singing by a choir in two parts;
antiphony (n.)
a verse or song to be chanted or sung in response;
Synonyms: antiphon
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