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Main Entry: re·qui·em
Pronunciation: primarystressrek-wemacron-schwam also primarystressramacrk- or primarystressremacronk-
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English requiem "a mass for the dead," from Latin requiem "rest," the first word of the phrase Requiem aeternum dona eis "Eternal rest grant to them," said or sung at the begining of the mass
1 : a mass for a dead person
2 : a musical service or composition in honor of the dead

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