What does the word hymn mean?

Usage examples for hymn

  1. So they went through the hymn. – Winning His Way by Charles Carleton Coffin
  2. Hum- not a Bible or a prayer book or a hymn book, not a picture or anything that would indicate the slightest reverence for holy things. – The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life by Charles Klein
  3. Their politics is nothing but faith; their government, a prayer; their death, a holy hymn;- they sang, like the Templars, on their funeral- pile. – Atheism Among the People by Alphonse de Lamartine