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Noun
/ˈkwīr/,
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choirs, plural;
  1. An organized group of singers, typically one that takes part in church services or performs regularly in public
    • - a church choir
  2. One of two or more subdivisions of such a group performing together
    • - his famous Spem in alium for eight five-part choirs
  3. The part of a cathedral or large church between the altar and the nave, used by the choir and clergy

  4. A group of instruments of one family playing together
    • - a clarinet choir

  1. a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony
  2. sing in a choir
  3. a family of similar musical instrument playing together
  4. the area occupied by singers; the part of the chancel between sanctuary and nave
  5. A choir, chorale, or chorus is a musical ensemble of singers. Choral music, in turn, is the music written specifically for such an ensemble to perform.
  6. Architecturally, the choir (Anglican alt. spelling quire) is the area of a church or cathedral, usually in the western part of the chancel between the nave and the sanctuary (which houses the altar). The choir is occasionally located in the eastern part of the nave. ...
  7. Choir (Чойр) is a city in Mongolia. It is the capital of Govisümber Province, in the east-central part of the country. Choir is a center of the Sümber sum of Govisümber Province.
  8. The Choir is an atmospheric Christian alternative rock band, led by Derri Daugherty on guitar and vocals, Steve Hindalong on drums—who also writes most of the band's lyrics—along with Tim Chandler on bass, Dan Michaels on saxophone and lyricon and Marc Byrd on guitar (as of 2005).
  9. The Choir is a retrospective EP by The Choir that has been released only in 12" format. The cover features the same photograph as Choir Practice, although it has been cropped and is much grainier. There are actually five songs on this album, even though the cover says that there are only four.
  10. The Choir was a garage rock band largely active in the greater Cleveland area from the mid 1960s into the early 1970s. Originally called The Mods, their largest commercial success came with the release of their first single "It's Cold Outside" in December 1966. ...
  11. singing group; group of people who sing together; company of people who are trained to sing together; the part of a church where the choir assembles for song; one of the nine ranks or orders of angels
  12. (Choirs) upper open gallery or balcony inside the church or hall for the singers and musicians.
  13. The area of the church between a transept and main apse. It is the area where the service is sung and clergy may stand, and the main or high altar is located. In some churches there is no choir, while in others, the choir is quite large and surrounded by an ambulatory.
  14. To dream of a choir, foretells you may expect cheerful surroundings to replace gloom and discontent. For a young woman to sing in a choir, denotes she will be miserable over the attention paid others by her lover.
  15. the part of a church interior, usually raised and set apart from the rest of the church, reserved for the clergy to pray together, or for choral singing. ...
  16. a special group of singers who chant or sing during a worship service; also, the part of the church where the choir sits.
  17. 'Praise to the Lord,' Opus 7a. 1958. SATB, organ. Gray 1964
  18. An ensemble of singers. The standard "mixed choir" consists of sopranos, altos, tenors and basses.
  19. the term used in liturgical books to designate groups of singers that participate in the service. Commonly a right choir and a left choir are mentioned, i. e., groups that stand on the klirosy to the right and left of the iconostasis.
  20. The chapel within the enclosure where the sisters or monks gather for Mass, the Divine Office, and other prayers throughout the day.
  21. A group of lay clerks or priests (men), sometimes boys attached to the cathedral or collegiate school responsible for singing services.  Also the place in the church in which the choir sits, usually in front of the altar.
  22. A group of persons trained to lead in the singing at liturgical celebrations.
  23. A trained group of singers that sings musical selections in church services. Many mainstream churches have become gaudy theaters for religious entertainment, with music taking center stage. ...
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  25. An organized company of singers often in a religious setting.