clarion call

noun

Definition of clarion call

  1. :  a strong request for something to happen —usually singular He used his speech to sound a clarion call for affordable health care. the leader's clarion call to action

Word by Word Definitions

clarionplay
  1. :  a medieval trumpet with clear shrill tones

    :  the sound of or as if of a clarion

  1. :  brilliantly clear

    :  loud and clear

callplay
  1. :  to speak in a loud distinct voice so as to be heard at a distance :  shout

    :  to make a request or demand

    :  to utter a characteristic note or cry

  1. :  an act of calling with the voice :  shout

    :  an imitation of the cry of a bird or other animal made to attract it

    :  an instrument used for calling


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