Definition of Proclamation

1. Noun. A formal public statement. "A declaration of independence"

Exact synonyms: Announcement, Annunciation, Declaration
Generic synonyms: Statement
Specialized synonyms: Edict, Promulgation
Derivative terms: Announce, Declare, Proclaim

2. Noun. The formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice. "His promulgation of the policy proved to be premature"
Exact synonyms: Promulgation
Generic synonyms: Act, Deed, Human Action, Human Activity
Derivative terms: Proclaim, Proclaim, Promulgate, Promulgate

Definition of Proclamation

1. n. The act of proclaiming; official or general notice; publication.

Definition of Proclamation

1. Noun. a statement which is proclaimed; a formal public announcement ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Proclamation

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Proclamation

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proclamation (current term)
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Literary usage of Proclamation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"G, 1871. bellion, shall not, within sixty days after public warning and proclamation, duly given and made by the President, cease to aid, countenance, ..."

2. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1918)
"The President is authorized, in any such event, by his proclamation thereof, or other public act, to direct the conduct to be observed, on the part of the ..."

3. A History of the American People by Woodrow Wilson (1918)
"LINCOLN'S EMANCIPATION proclamation, 1863 This proclamation ... Whereas on the 22d day of September, AD 1862, a proclamation was issued by the President of ..."

4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"EMANCIPATION proclamation (1863) [The war for the maintenance of the Union had been going on for a year and a half before Lincoln issued the preliminary ..."

5. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1906)
"Jackson's proclamation has made this necessary. ... Jackson's proclamation was now ordered to be read and was listened to with many manifestations of ..."

6. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1908)
"His proclamation, published in England on November 5, expanded these sentiments. ... The proclamation was speedily followed by a supplementary manifesto ..."

7. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1908)
"The proclamation was speedily followed by a supplementary manifesto denouncing ... It is not easy to see how far this proclamation represents William's real ..."

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