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Definition of "proclamation" []

  • The act of proclaiming or the condition of being proclaimed. (noun)
  • Something proclaimed, especially an official public announcement. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "proclamation" in a sentence
  • "But let us be honest here, this proclamation is a blatant effort to rally the Republican partys racists base in Virginia."
  • "And the proclamation is already in the air, which was to summon the grateful Republic to a thanksgiving for t he manifold mercy of Almighty God."
  • "Even as it is, and in spite of the fact that for all practical purposes the proclamation is a sham, the words cannot be read without emotion."