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
Challenged by growing nationalist tendencies from Arab, Armenian, Greek and Kurdish subjects, Sultan Mehmed V issued a historic firman or proclamation that recognised these as individual nations united under the Ottoman sovereign.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer presented a proclamation honoring IMPACT Wrestling on Wednesday, July 5 for a future episode of IMPACT on Pop TV.
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.
Tiller led the formation of the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument in Wilberforce, Ohio, which was created by presidential proclamation, in 2013.
Freedom finally came to Texas on June 19 of that year, after a proclamation by General Gordon Granger in Galveston solidified the emancipation of the quarter-million enslaved people in the state.
Preposterous Statements’ Brafman urged the judge to discount Shkreli’s proclamations.
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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
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