31 December 2018

Word of the Day: Te Deum Laudamus

TE DEUM LAUDAMUS. "We praise You, O god." first words of an ancient Christian hymn of praise and thanksgiving, sometimes called the Ambrosian hymn but now believed to have been written by St. Niketas in the fourth century.
Traditionally, rather than singing 'Auld Lang Syne' at midnight to greet the New Year, the Te Deum Laudamus was said or sung.

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