Examples of proclamation in a Sentence
the proclamation of martial law
The President issued a proclamation which freed the slaves.
Recent Examples of proclamation from the Web
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will present a proclamation honoring GFW/IMPACT Wrestling before taping begins July 5 for a future episode of IMPACT on Pop TV.
The Republican president also broke from Democratic predecessor Barack Obama’s practice of issuing a proclamation in honor of Pride Month.
The proclamation recognized Davis' work in merging Edward Hospital and Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, her efforts to grow and innovate Edward Hospital and her courage and integrity for taking a personal stand against corruption.
Preposterous Statements’ Brafman urged the judge to discount Shkreli’s proclamations.
On June 8, he was honored with a special proclamation signed by all 26 Metro Council members that was introduced by Councilman James, a former police officer and vocal critic of Chief Conrad.
Enslaved people in the Confederacy who didn’t manage to escape to Union lines or find themselves in occupied territory were not all made free by Lincoln’s proclamation, and had to await the end of the Civil War to take their first free breaths.
The district was first organized in 1917 with approximately 30 volunteers who mounted 300-feet of 3/4 inch hose on wooden carts pulled by firefighters, according to the village's proclamation.
The center’s memo noted -- as have some news stories -- that President Donald Trump did not issue a Pride Month proclamation, unlike his predecessor.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'proclamation'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of proclamation
Middle English proclamacion, from Anglo-French, from Latin proclamation-, proclamatio, from proclamare
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
PROCLAMATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of proclamation for English Language Learners
: the act of saying something in a public, official, or definite way : the act of proclaiming something
: an official statement or announcement made by a person in power or by a government
PROCLAMATION Defined for Kids
Definition of proclamation for Students
1 : the act of making something known publicly or officially
2 : an official formal announcement
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up proclamation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).