Pronunciation: (ri-sesh'u-nl), [key]
1. of or pertaining to a recession of the clergy and choir after the service.
2. of or pertaining to a recess, as of a legislative body.
a hymn or other piece of music played at the end of a service while the congregation is filing out.
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