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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone v. - Proclaim on, or as if on, a medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone; Blow the medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone adj. - Loud and clear.

Usage examples (35)
  • Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife! To all the sensual world proclaim, One crowded hour of glorious life Is worth an age without a name.
  • A clarion call
  • We didn't have that kind of clarion message that Ronald Reagan had, a clear distinct and a positive agenda.
  • It†™ s a bit of a kind of clarion call as to where America might yet go. for more
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