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Hymn appears to mean the most (6)


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'hymn' is the definition.

'to mean the most' is the wordplay.
'ANTHEM' is hidden within the letters.
However, I am uncertain how the hidden word is indicated.

'appears' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for anthem that I've seen before include "The man for a popular song", "National or religious song", "air of patriotism?", "One for doomed youth", "National or church song".)

I've seen this clue in Sydney Morning Herald.