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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Allocution  \Al`lo*cu"tion\,  n.  [L.  allocuto  fr  alloqui  to 
  speak  to  ad  +  loqui  to  speak:  cf  F.  allocution.] 
  1.  The  act  or  manner  of  speaking  to  or  of  addressing  in 
  words 
 
  2.  An  address;  a  hortatory  or  authoritative  address  as  of  a 
  pope  to  his  clergy.  --Addison. 




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