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dirge

 
 
pronunciation:
duhrj
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a song or hymn for a funeral or memorial for the dead.
A dirge was played as the funeral procession progressed through the streets.
similar words:
elegy, lament
definition 2: any mournful music, poetry, or sounds resembling a lament for the dead.
similar words:
lament
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