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The American Church Dictionary and Cycopedia

Nocturns

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A name given to certain services which in ancient times were held during the night. The Psalter was usually recited during the three parts into which the night was divided. One of the seven CANONICAL HOURS (which see).

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Miller, William James. Entry for 'Nocturns'. The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/acd/n/nocturns.html. 1901.

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