Examples from the Web for interpellation
In any event, there is no debate, and in this respect the English practice differs from the French "interpellation."The Governments of Europe|Frederic Austin Ogg
Wisconsin Assembly Bill; the interpellation or recall of commissions and other state officers.
The first gesture of the series is the interpellation, the entrance upon the scene.Delsarte System of Oratory|Various
We, the undersigned, hereby address this interpellation to the Government.The Fight For The Republic in China|Bertram Lenox Putnam Weale
See also the interpellation of M. Temme in the session of the 17th April, 1863.Two Chancellors|Julian Klaczko
Word Origin and History for interpellation
late 15c., "an appeal," from Latin interpellationem, noun of action from past participle stem of interpellare "to interrupt by speaking," from inter "between" (see inter-) + pellare, collateral form of pellere "to drive" (see pulse (n.1)).