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Meaning of CLARION

Pronunciation:  'klareeun

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  1. [n]  a medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone
  2. [adj]  loud and clear; "a clarion call"
  3. [v]  proclaim on, or as if on, a clarion
  4. [v]  blow the clarion

CLARION is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: loud
 See Also: brass, exclaim, play, proclaim, promulgate



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Clar"i*on\, n. [OE. clarioun, OF. clarion, F. clairon,
LL. clario, claro; so called from its clear tone, fr. L.
clarus clear. See {Clear}.]
A kind of trumpet, whose note is clear and shrill.

      He sounds his imperial clarion along the whole line of
      battle.                                  --E. Everett.

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