Definition of clarion call in English:

clarion call

  • A strongly expressed demand or request for action: he issued a clarion call to young people to join the Party
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    • 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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