annunciation

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noun an·nun·ci·a·tion \ə-ˌnən(t)-sē-ˈā-shən\

Definition of annunciation

  1. 1 capitalized :  March 25 observed as a church festival in commemoration of the announcement of the Incarnation to the Virgin Mary

  2. 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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