Definitions

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  • n. An outcry or shout of many together

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An outcry or shout of many together.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An outcry or shout of many together; a clamorous outcry.

Etymologies

Latin conclamatio (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • First, saved from waters of old Nile, among bulrushes, a bed of fasciated wattles: at last the cavity of a mountain, an occulted sepulchre amid the conclamation of the hillcat and the ossifrage.

    Ulysses

  • See (Jeremiah 22: 18) The females of the neighborhood come to join with them in this conclamation: generally, also, the family send for two or more neddabehs or public wailing-women.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • If there ever was a man after death fit to lie on Abraham Lincoln's catafalque, and near the marble representation of Alexander Hamilton, and under Crawford's splendid statue of Freedom, with a sheathed sword in her hand and a wreath of stars on her brow, and to be carried out amid the acclamation and conclamation of a grateful people, that man was Henry Wilson.

    Brave Men and Women

  • This ceremony of calling the deceased by name was known as the _conclamation, _ and was a custom anterior even to the foundation of Rome.

    An Introduction to the mortuary customs of the North American Indians

  • This ceremony of calling the deceased by name was known as the _conclamation_, and was a custom anterior even to the foundation of Rome.

    A Further Contribution to the Study of the Mortuary Customs of the North American Indians

  • Hamilton, and under Crawford's splendid statue of Freedom, with a sheathed sword in her hand and a wreath of stars on her brow, and to be carried out amid the acclamation and conclamation of a grateful people, that man was Henry Wilson.

    Brave Men and Women Their Struggles, Failures, And Triumphs

  • But whether that mournful burthen, and treble calling out after Absalom, had any reference unto the last conclamation, and triple valediction, used by other nations, we hold but a wavering conjecture.

    Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend

  • But a deep solemn murmur rose on all sides, deepening, swelling into a vast overwhelming conclamation — "Down with the Traitor — away with the

    The Roman Traitor (Vol. 2 of 2)

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  • Shouting together.

    May 16, 2008

  • "... at last the cavity of a mountain, an occulted sepulchre amid the conclamation of the hillcat and the ossifrage."
    Joyce, Ulysses, 14

    January 20, 2007