clarion : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone
- v blow the clarion
- v proclaim on, or as if on, a clarion
- s loud and clear
a clarion call
- Kevin Rudd in The Age
Mate, you are not going to be forgotten in this place,Mr Rudd said. "When so many were prepared to cast you to one side, Bernie Banton, you have been a beacon and clarion call for what is decent and necessary in life and I salute you."
- Bill Clinton in International Herald Tribune
His prayer, carried to this day in the pockets, the purses, the billfolds of many American Catholics and revered by many who are not Catholics, is a simple clarion to unity,Clinton said as he welcomed the pope at Newark International Airport.
- Judd Gregg in BusinessWeek
Sen. Judd Gregg of New Hampshire, the committee's top-ranking Republican, called Bernanke's warning "right on, and a clarion call that I hope folks will listen to."