Orison - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɒrɪzən|  American pronunciation of the word orison
Brit.  |ˈɒrɪz(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word orison

noun

- reverent petition to a deity (syn: petition, prayer)

Examples

...a fervent orison asking for divine guidance in bringing about a peaceful solution to the grave international crisis...

Remember me in your orisons. (A. Radcliffe, The Italian, 1797)

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