Origin of citation
Examples from the Web for citation
The university claims students can face a citation or fine for violating the UNO smoking prohibition.The University Of New Orleans’ Cigarette Ban Is Total BS|Chloé Valdary|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sort of reader who believes that typing Do you have a citation for that?
Saying so is to make a statement so obvious as to defy the need for citation.
The 2009 paperback does contain a citation to Prestowitz: footnote 11, page 262.
Conard relies almost entirely on assertion and citation to support this point.
In either case, their citation, in this connection, is without reason or justification.The Trial of Jesus from a Lawyer's Standpoint, Vol. I (of II)|Walter M. Chandler
I am very sorry for the interpolated "in," because citation ought to be accurate in small things as in great.Essays Upon Some Controverted Questions|Thomas H. Huxley
The citation from Godscroft will be found in the Appendix to the Introduction to that tale.The Bruce|John Barbour
If a New Testament citation authenticates an ancient writing, Enoch must be regarded as an inspired book.Who Wrote the Bible?|Washington Gladden
One citation will serve to show the colour of all his thought.Mankind in the Making|H. G. Wells
British Dictionary definitions for citation
- an official summons to appear in court
- the document containing such a summons
Word Origin and History for citation
c.1300, "summons, written notice to appear," from Old French citation or directly from Latin citationem (nominative citatio) "a command," noun of action from past participle stem of citare "to summon, urge, call; put in sudden motion, call forward; rouse, excite" (see cite). Meaning "passage cited, quotation" is from 1540s. From 1918 as "a mention in an official dispatch."