Examples from the Web for clarion
Let its latest much-praised British stage adaptation be a clarion call for a stint on Broadway.Bring ‘Another Country’ to Broadway: Why a Hit British Classic Needs Its New York Moment|Tom Teodorczuk|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The National Front won its first-ever first-place finish nationally and sounded a clarion call across Europe.How Marine Le Pen and France’s Ultra-Right Won the Day|Tracy McNicoll|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is ground level reporting at its most important, at its most clarion.
“We heard of the horns in the hills ringing”—that was how the poets of Rohan evoked the clarion call to action.
Rhode also serves as a board member of the Islamophobic film production group, Clarion Fund.Islamophobe With Militarist Name Attacks Muslims For Militarist Names|Ali Gharib|April 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Seizing the instrument, he clapped it to his lips, and blew a clarion call.The Boy Scouts' First Camp Fire|Herbert Carter
For camp and trump and clarion some have zest,— The cruel wars the mothers so detest.Echoes from the Sabine Farm|Roswell Martin Field and Eugene Field
I quite understand, only I must have this story sent to the Clarion by Tuesday.I'll Leave It To You|Noel Coward
Merritt will be discredited in all the papers—unless the 'Clarion' backs him.The Clarion|Samuel Hopkins Adams
The editor of the "San Francisco Clarion" tilted his chair far back and look quizzically at the young man sitting beside his desk.The Rest Hollow Mystery|Rebecca N. Porter
British Dictionary definitions for clarion
Word Origin for clarion
Word Origin and History for clarion
"small, high-pitched type of trumpet," early 14c., from Old French clarion "(high-pitched) trumpet, bugle" and directly from Medieval Latin clarionem (nominative clario) "a trumpet," from Latin clarus "clear" (see clear (adj.)). Clarion call is attested from 1838.