Noël

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A French religious song, sung at Christmas, which had great vogue in the 11th century, reached its height in the 17th century, and has survived in a certain form to the present day. The words were often paraphrases of liturgical texts set to naIve and pastoral melodies; the song was popular in every part of the country and was sung in every dialect.

MLA Citation

  • “Noël”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 23 December 2010. Web. 20 September 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/noel/>