Definition for AN-NUN-CIA'TION


  1. An announcing; the tidings brought by the angel to Mary, of the incarnation of Christ. Also the day celebrated by the Church, in memory of the angel's salutation of the blessed Virgin, which is the 25th of March. The Jews give the title to a part of the ceremony of the passover. – Encyc.
  2. Proclamation; promulgation.

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