Pronunciation: (an'thum), [key]
1. a song, as of praise, devotion, or patriotism: the national anthem of Spain; our college anthem.
2. a piece of sacred vocal music, usually with words taken from the Scriptures.
3. a hymn sung alternately by different sections of a choir or congregation.
to celebrate with or in an anthem.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.