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Songs

anthem

noun

the official song of a particular country or organization that people sing on special occasions

anthem

noun

a song that is important to a particular group of people

anthem

noun

a song that is sung during a Christian religious service by a choir only

aria

noun

a song for one of the main singers in an opera or oratorio

ballad

noun

a popular love song

calypso

noun

a type of Caribbean song, often one that deals with politics in a humorous way

carol

noun

a traditional song sung at Christmas

chorale

noun

a religious song sung by a choir (=a group of people singing together)

Christmas carol

noun

a traditional song sung at Christmas

cover

noun

a song that is recorded by someone who is not the original performer

cover version

noun

a cover of a popular song

dirge

noun

a slow sad song often sung at a funeral

ditty

noun

a short simple song or poem

folk song

noun

a traditional song from a particular region or community, especially one that was developed by people who were not professional musicians

folk song

noun

a modern popular song developed from traditional songs that has a simple tune and is played on a guitar

freedom song

noun

a political song sung by people who are opposing a cruel or unfair government or society

hit

noun

a song that sells a very large number of copies

hymn

noun

a religious song that people usually sing in churches

lay

noun

a poem or song

lullaby

noun

a relaxing song that helps a young child go to sleep

madrigal

noun

a song without instruments, in which several people sing different parts, popular in the 16th and 17th centuries

melody

noun

a tune or song, especially a simple one

national anthem

noun

the official national song of a country

number

noun

a song or piece of music, especially one that is part of a longer performance

nursery rhyme

noun

a short poem or song for young children

psalm

noun

a song or poem that praises God, especially one from the Book of Psalms in the Bible

serenade

noun

a song or a piece of music that is traditionally performed by a man outside the house of the woman who he loves

shanty

noun

a traditional song that sailors sang in the past

song

noun

a piece of music with words that you sing

spiritual

noun

a type of religious song originally sung by black Americans

standard

noun

a song that has become well known and is performed by a lot of different singers or bands

tune

noun

a song or piece of music

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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