Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A manifesto or proclamation; a formal announcement or declaration: often applied to the declarations of insurrectionists. Also pronunciamento.
- n. A military uprising or coup in Spain or the Spanish American republics, particularly in the 19th century, usually accompanied by a statement declaring the existing government null and void.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. See pronunciamento.
- Spanish (Wiktionary)
“The political agitators are mostly among them; and it is they, more than any other class, who are continually stirring up factions and making pronunciamientos (what a pleasant thing it is that we have never had to make an English word for "pronunciamiento").”
“Necesito ponerle m�s atenci�n cu�ndo selecto la palabra con el propio pronunciamiento.”
“Con su pronunciamiento, Vicente Fox se ubica en la postura de un digno hacendado de principios del siglo XX".”
“England bow to, let us not be too angry with her idolatry, and bear with our queen a little before we make our pronunciamiento.”
“Some intriguing general issued a _pronunciamiento_, the troops revolted, and the Central”
“Had our population intelligence enough to comprehend that the choice was between order and anarchy, between the equilibrium of a government by law and the tussle of misrule by _pronunciamiento_?”
“Manila, he issued his _pronunciamiento_ simultaneously at his birthplace, at Novaleta, and at San Francisco de Malabon.”
“A very common course had been, when a pronunciamiento had been made anywhere against the then existing government, and a revolutionary army had been raised, for an amalgamation to take place between the two forces; intrigue and bribery and mutual disinclination to fight bringing matters to this peaceful kind of settlement.”
“At the same time, they tried a pronunciamiento in the capital; but the President got the better of them after a slight struggle, and marched all his regular soldiers on”
“Page 20, line 8, _for_ pronunciamento _read_ pronunciamiento.”
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