Pronunciation: (glôr'ē-u pä'trē, glōr'-), [key]
the short hymn “Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.” Also called lesser doxology.
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