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clarion


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clarion  \Clar"i*on\,  n.  [OE.  clarioun,  OF  clarion,  F.  clairon, 
  LL  clario,  claro;  so  called  from  its  clear  tone,  fr  L. 
  clarus  clear.  See  {Clear}.] 
  A  kind  of  trumpet,  whose  note  is  clear  and  shrill. 
 
  He  sounds  his  imperial  clarion  along  the  whole  line  of 
  battle.  --E.  Everett. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clarion 
  n  :  a  medieval  brass  instrument  with  a  clear  shrill  tone 
  v  1:  blow  the  clarion 
  2:  proclaim  on  or  as  if  on  a  clarion 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Clarion,  IA  (city,  FIPS  13620) 
  Location:  42.73205  N,  93.73213  W 
  Population  (1990):  2703  (1264  housing  units) 
  Area:  7.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  50525 
  Clarion,  PA  (borough,  FIPS  13800) 
  Location:  41.21015  N,  79.38045  W 
  Population  (1990):  6457  (1917  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.9  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  16214 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Clarion 
 
    A  {fourth  generation  language}  for  {MS-DOS}. 
 
  [Details?] 
 
  (1994-11-09) 
 
 




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