Definition of clarion in English:
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Loud and clear: clarion trumpeters
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- In the solo arias in the first and third acts, Pavarotti rang out the high notes with that clarion sonority that is unmistakably his.
- His clarion tone and beautiful phrasing were a model of superb instrumental control and mastery.
- Then, too, the ideal voice for this heroic part needs the sort of declamatory clarion brilliance that the Italians call 'squillo'.
- A strongly expressed demand or request for action: he issued a clarion call to young people to join the partyMore example sentences
- Forty years ago, Fanon was issuing a clarion call against imperialism.
- Public opposition to a conflict remains strong and a clarion call has gone out from anti-war organisations across the world to stage protests from the first day of war.
- Kennedy issued his clarion call to mobilize Americans against these threatening prospects.
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