n. repetitive or incantatory recital; long and tedious address
On this solemn day, the congregation responded to the prayers of the priest during the litany with fervor and intensity.
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And she did not like him to play with Eileen because Eileen was a protestant and when she was young she knew children that used to play with protestants and the protestants used to make fun of the litany of the Blessed Virgin.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Standing at the first litany, Levin attempted to revive in himself his youthful recollections of the intense religious emotion he had passed through between the ages of sixteen and seventeen.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context