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clarion

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noun clar·i·on \ ˈkler-ē-ən , ˈkla-rē- \

Definition of clarion

1 :a medieval trumpet with clear shrill tones
2 :the sound of or as if of a clarion

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Origin and Etymology of clarion

Middle English, from Medieval French & Medieval Latin; Medieval French clairon, from Medieval Latin clarion-, clario, from Latin clarus


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clarion

adjective

Definition of clarion

:brilliantly clear
  • her clarion top notes
; also :loud and clear
  • a clarion call to action

First Known Use of clarion

1801




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