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Nunc Di•mit•tis



Pronunciation: (nungk' di mit'is, noongk'), [key]
1. (italics) the canticle beginning with the words of Simeon, in Luke 2:29–32, “Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace.”
2. (l.c.) permission to leave; dismissal or departure.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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