Origin of proclamation
Examples from the Web for proclamation
Mayor Bill de Blasio sent a proclamation and two commissioners to read it.
Short on literary flourish, the Proclamation was long on impact.
Washington obliged by issuing a proclamation that Thursday, November 26, 1789, would be a day of public thanksgiving.
Certainly the Proclamation was variously appreciated and feared in its own day, by friends and foes alike.
What the proclamation did—and did not do—has been a matter of debate ever since.
If he is being driven back to the city you can save him and the country by such a proclamation.Vayenne|Percy Brebner
The latter issued his proclamation forbidding such settlement.
He addressed a proclamation to his army to inform them of the enemy they were about to fight.Military Career of Napoleon the Great|Montgomery B. Gibbs
I prefer the view of those who maintain that the English law was introduced by the proclamation of 1763.Montreal 1535-1914, Volume II (of 2)|William Henry Atherton
The sermon ended, the parson proceeded to read the annual Thanksgiving Day proclamation of the governor.The Duke of Stockbridge|Edward Bellamy
late 14c., "act of making public," also "that which is proclaimed;" from Old French proclamacion (14c., Modern French proclamation) and directly from Latin proclamationem (nominative proclamatio), noun of action from past participle stem of proclamare (see proclaim).