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Angelus, angelus
1. A roman Catholic prayer commemorating the Incarnation, and imploring the intercession of the Mother of God.
2. The Angelus bell or the first words of the prayer from the Gospel Angelus domini, "angel of the Lord".
3. A devotional prayer used to commemorate the Annunciation or the announcement to the Virgin Mary by the angel Gabriel of the incarnation of Christ.
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Angelus bell
A signal to say the Angelus, rung at morning, noon, and evening as a call to recite the devotional prayer to commemorate the Annunciation or as indicated in the Bible, the archangel Gabriel's visit to the Virgin Mary to announce that she had been chosen to be the mother of Jesus Christ (Luke 1:26-38).
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