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

- An acclamation, in its most common sense, is a form of election that does not use a ballot. "Acclamation" or "acclamatio" can also signify a kind of ritual...
- The Memorial Acclamation is an acclamation sung or recited by the people after the institution narrative of the Eucharist. They were common in ancient...
- "Axios!" (Gr**** ἄξιος, "worthy of", "deserving of", "suitable") is an acclamation adopted by the early Syriac Orthodox Church, Eastern Orthodox church...
- 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 (foaled 16 May 2006) is an American Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. After showing promising, but unremarkable, form in his first two seasons...
- John Jay (1745–1829) NY Chief Justice Inaugural September 26, 1789 (Acclamation) October 19, 1789 – June 29, 1795 (Resigned) 5 years, 253 days George...
- 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...
- Appointed by Prior position 1 John Jay (1745–1829) September 26, 1789 (Acclamation) October 19, 1789 – June 29, 1795 (resigned) 5 years, 253 days George...
- 1793 (Acclamation) March 11, 1793 – September 8, 1806 (Died) 2nd governor of New Jersey (1790–1793) 8 Samuel Chase Blair January 27, 1796 (Acclamation) February...
- or displeasure, etc., by loud acclamations. On many occasions, there appear to have been certain forms of acclamations always used by the Romans; as,...
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