Ter Sanctus


Ter Sanctus
   Meaning Thrice Holy. The Latin title of the hymn in the Communion Office beginning "Holy, Holy, Holy." This hymn is of the most ancient origin and forms part of all the oldest Liturgies. In the Liturgies of St. Basil and St. Chrysostom, it is called the "Triumphal Hymn."

American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. . 1901.

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