2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Clarion \Clar"i*on\, noun [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) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: loud and clear; "a clarion call"


1: a medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone


1: blow the clarion

2: proclaim on, or as if on, a clarion

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