What is anthem?

  • (noun): A song of devotion or loyalty (as to a nation or school).
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The term anthem means either a specific form of Anglican church music (in music theory and religious contexts), or more generally, a song (or composition) of celebration, usually acting as a symbol for a distinct group of people, as in the term "national anthem" or "sports anthem".

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Anthem, Arizona - Transportation
... Interstate 17 is the primary connection between Anthem and the city of Phoenix ... a two-way frontage road connecting Carefree Highway to Gavilan Peak Parkway in Anthem was opened on the east side of Interstate 17 ... Metro does not provide bus service to Anthem however, the agency can provide a vehicle for vanpooling service ...
List Of Compositions By George Frideric Handel - Anthems
... Further information Handel's coronation anthems HWV Title Composed Premiere Venue Notes Text 246 O be joyful in the Lord 1718-00-00Cannons, 1717–18 0000-00-00 St ... Lawrence, Whitchurch, London Chandos Anthem No ... Lawrence, Whitchurch, London Chandos Anthem No ...
Anthem (disambiguation) - Music - Songs
... Anthem" (song), the closing song from Act I of the musical Chess "Anthem" (The Wildhearts song), 1997 single by The Wildhearts "Anthem (We Are the Fire)", a song by metalcore band Trivium "Anthem ... Anthem", a song by Leonard Cohen from his album The Future "Anthem" is a song by Zebrahead on the album Broadcast to the World "Anthem", a song from Phantom Planet's 2002 ... Hymnen (Anthems), composition by Karlheinz Stockhausen "The Anthem" (Pitbull song), a song by Pitbull ...
Sport Club Corinthians Alagoano - Anthem
... The club's anthem was created by Antônio Guimarães (both the letter and the lyrics) ... It was sung by Carlos Moura ...
Gone Forth Beyond The Sea
... Gone Forth Beyond the Sea was the anthem of the Kingdom of Sarawak ... The tune of this anthem is identical to the post 1946 anthem, Fair Land Sarawak ...

More definitions of "anthem":

  • (noun): A song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation).
    Synonyms: hymn