Definition of annunciation
1 capitalized : March 25 observed as a church festival in commemoration of the announcement of the Incarnation to the Virgin Mary
2 : the act of announcing or of being announced : announcement
Origin and Etymology of annunciation
Middle English annunciacioun, from Anglo-French annuntiatun, from Late Latin annuntiation-, annuntiatio, from Latin annuntiare — more at announce
First Known Use: 14th century
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