Lexicon:Nunc dimittis

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Citation: nunc dimittis
Language: Latin
References: The Ionian Mission, page 269
The Wine-Dark Sea, page 175
Meaning: now you are releasing


From the Catholic Mass, and ultimately from the hymn of Simeon in Luke II: nunc dimittis servum tuum Domine secundum verbum tuum in pace ...; 'Now Lord, in keeping with your word, you are releasing you servant in peace ...'.

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