Definition for AL-LO-CU'TION

AL-LO-CU'TION, n. [L. allocutio, of ad and loquor, to speak. See Eloquence.]

  1. The act or manner of speaking to, or of addressing in words.
  2. An address; a formal address; as, of a general to his troops; a Roman term, rarely used in English. – Addison. Encyc.

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