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
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.
And where his songs were once communal anthems for misfits everywhere, his writing is now so coldly inward-gazing that it excludes the interests of everyone but Morrissey.
As I note-bashed hymns, psalms, responses, and anthems for Sunday, I called at times for more sound.
As the flag fluttered at half-mast, worshippers sang the national anthem and signed a book of condolence.