Paean

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Paean Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a formal expression of praise
  • (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a formal expression of praise ,
  • (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)

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Paean Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Paean is a song (or expression) of thanksgiving, triumph, healing or praise.

Paean, Paeeon, Paeëon, Paeon, Paian, Paieon, or Paion (from the Ancient Greek Παιάν, Παιήων, or Παιών) may be:



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Paean Sample Sentences in News


  • Robert Frost - Pastoral Paean
    A snow covered landscape. A quizzical horse. A man with decisions to make. It’s one of the most enduring images of poetry in my mind. The poem is Robert Frost’s, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Ev... Read more on this news related to 'Paean'
  • You shall go to the ball
    It’s official. Lily James is Cinderella, the star of Disney’s new megabucks paean to the fact that the right pair of heels really can turn a girl’s life around. Read more on this news related to 'Paean'
  • Ed Vaizey overplays the local TV factor
    Culture minister appears to be speaking tongue-in-cheek when he claims Jeremy Hunt’s initiative is ‘a stunning success’ Is Ed Vaizey so demob happy he no longer gives a toss? The culture minister treated his audience at last week’s Oxford Media Convention to a paean to his boss Jeremy Hunt’s local TV initiative (“a stunning success since we launched it Read more on this news related to 'Paean'

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