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Definition of Litany


  1. A solemn form of supplication in the public worship of various churches, in which the clergy and congregation join, the former leading and the latter responding in alternate sentences. It is usually of a penitential character.

Litany Translations

litany in Dutch is litanie
litany in German is Litanei
litany in Italian is litania
litany in Latin is letanie
litany in Swedish is litania