Definition for SAL-U-TA'TION

SAL-U-TA'TION, n. [Fr. from L. salutatio. See Salute.]

The act of saluting; a greeting; the act of paying respect or reverence by the customary words or actions; as in inquiring of persons their welfare, expressing to them kind wishes, bowing, &c. Luke i. Mark xii. In all public meetings and private addresses, use the forms of salutation, reverence and decency usual among the most sober people. – Taylor.

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