Annunciation (n.)

  1. a festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland

    [ Syn: annunciation , lady day , annunciation day , march 25 ]

  2. (Christianity) the announcement to the Virgin Mary by the angel Gabriel of the incarnation of Christ

    [ Syn: annunciation ]

  3. a formal public statement; the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war; a declaration of independence

    [ Syn: announcement , proclamation , declaration ]

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