AskDefine | Define recessional

Dictionary Definition

recessional adj : of or relating to receding

Noun

1 the withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service [syn: recession]
2 a hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw

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Etymology

Noun

  1. Music played during a church recession.

Extensive Definition

Recessional can refer to the following:
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