Definition Of anthem
a choral composition based on a biblical passage, for singing by a choir in a church service.
Like his father, Alfonso the younger was well known as a composer of church music, writing English anthems for the Anglican Church as well as motets to Latin words.
a rousing or uplifting song identified with a particular group, body, or cause.
the song became the anthem for hippie activists
Example Of anthem
A committed Catholic, Byrd was able to make his living, and his reputation, writing anthems and services in the vernacular spare style for Anglican worship.
After the reggae anthem Redemption Song and Broken Wings, nobody was left sitting down.
And it's made her hit song an anthem for real women.
As prayers were said, hymns were sung and the national anthems of both Britain and America were played, there was a tinge of sadness in the air because it is likely that this could have been the last such service.
Because the song has become an anthem for teenagers, the film will be true to spirit of the song.