Definition of Acclamation. Meaning of Acclamation. Synonyms of Acclamation

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Definition of Acclamation

Acclamation
Acclamation Ac`cla*ma"tion, n. In parliamentary usage, the act or method of voting orally and by groups rather than by ballot, esp. in elections; specif. (R. C. Ch.), the election of a pope or other ecclesiastic by unanimous consent of the electors, without a ballot.
Acclamation
Acclamation Ac`cla*ma"tion, n. [L. acclamatio: cf. F. acclamation.] 1. A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause. On such a day, a holiday having been voted by acclamation, an ordinary walk would not satisfy the children. --Southey. 2. (Antiq.) A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy. Acclamation medals are those on which laudatory acclamations are recorded. --Elmes.

Meaning of Acclamation from wikipedia

- confused with acclimation. an acclamation, in its most common sense, is a form of election that does not use a ballot. 'acclamation' or 'acclamatio' can also
- acclamation was formerly one of the methods of papal election. the method of electing the roman pontiff is contained in the constitutions of gregory xv
- acclamation adopted by the early eastern orthodox church and made by the faithful at the ordination of bishops, priests and deacons. the acclamation may
- the memorial acclamation is an acclamation sung or recited by the people after the institution narrative of the eucharist. they were common in ancient
- 1790 acclamation may 12, 1790 – october 20, 1799 6 thomas johnson rutledge 1st governor of maryland (1777-1779) november 7, 1791 acclamation august
- acclamation (foaled 16 may 2006) is an american thoroughbred racehorse and sire. after showing promising, but unremarkable, form in his first two seasons
- sporadic conflict was simply known, in portugal and elsewhere, as the acclamation war. the war established the house of braganza as portugal's new ruling
- new york. frederick w. seward was nominated for secretary of state by acclamation. francis e. spinner was nominated for comptroller on the first ballot