Definitions

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  • noun music the second register of a clarinet.

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Examples

  • When she said "le bon gite" and "le petit clairon," by Paul Déroulède, in her beautiful deep voice, I had a decided choke in my throat.

    Chateau and Country Life in France

  • As I swung round the bend of the hills downwards and looked up the sloping dell, I remembered that these heathery hollows were called 'vallons' by the people of Lorraine, and this set me singing the song of the hunters, 'Entends tu dans nos vallons, le Chasseur sonner du clairon,' which I sang loudly till I reached the river bank, and lost the exhilaration of the hills.

    The Path to Rome

  • Si le cuivre s'éveille clairon, il n'y a rien de sa faute.

    Isola di Rifiuti

  • J’aurais été heureux de jouir plus longtemps de ce spectacle, mais le clairon de la diligence sonnait sur la place d’Armes, et je ne voulais pas qu’on partit sans moi.

    Le Petit Chose (part 1) Histoire d'un Enfant

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