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noun 
  1. A mass or other ceremony to honor and remember a dead person.
Requiem for a Heavyweight.
  1. A musical composition composed for such a mass.
  2. A piece of music composed to honor a dead person.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: requiem
  • German: Requiem
Etymology: The first word of the introit for the traditional requiem mass, the accusative case of Latin requies, "rest, repose," from re-, "again", + quies "rest, quiet"


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