Todays Word: “clarion”

Word: “clarion”

PRONUNCIATION:

(KLAR-ee-uhn)

MEANING:

adjective: Loud and clear.
noun: An ancient trumpet used as a signal in war.

ETYMOLOGY:

From Latin clarion- (trumpet), from clarus (clear). Earliest documented use: around 1384.

USAGE:

“‘For survivors, Tullia Zevi was a clarion voice that warned against the dangers of neo-Nazism,’ said Elan Steinberg.”
Prominent Anti-Fascist Dies Aged 91; Belfast Telegraph (Ireland); Jan 23, 2011.

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2 thoughts on “Todays Word: “clarion”

  1. blackkyanderson May 13, 2011 / 10:03 AM

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    • SURYA May 14, 2011 / 9:04 PM

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