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clarion

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Adjective
 : 
Clar=i=on

CIDE DICTIONARY

clarionn. [OE. clarioun, OF. clarion, F. clairon, LL. clario, claro; so called from its clear tone, fr. L. clarus clear. See Clear.].
     A kind of trumpet, whose note is clear and shrill.  [1913 Webster]
    "He sounds his imperial clarion along the whole line of battle."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

clarion, n. & adj.
--n.
1 a clear rousing sound.
2 hist. a shrill narrow-tubed war trumpet.
3 an organ-stop with the quality of a clarion.
--adj. clear and loud.

Etymology
ME f. med.L clario -onis f. L clarus clear

THESAURUS

clarion

English horn, alpenhorn, alphorn, althorn, alto horn, bagpipe, ballad horn, baritone, bass horn, bassoon, bay, beep, bell, blare, blast, blat, block flute, blow, blow a horn, blow the horn, bombard, bourdon, brass choir, brass wind, brass-wind instrument, brasses, bray, bugle, bugle call, bugle horn, call to arms, call-up, carillon, catchword, cello, claribel, clarinet, clarion call, clear, cloudless, concert flute, conscription, cornet, cornet-a-pistons, corno di caccia, cornopean, cromorna, cymbel, diapason, doodle, double-bell euphonium, double-tongue, dulciana, euphonium, exhortation, fife, fine, flute, flute stop, foundation stop, fourniture, gamba, gedeckt, gemshorn, go for broke, gung ho, harmonic flute, helicon, honk, horn, hunting horn, hybrid stop, key trumpet, koppel flute, larigot, levy, lip, lituus, lur, mellophone, melodia, mixture, mobilization, muster, mutation stop, nazard, oboe, octave, ophicleide, orchestral horn, organ stop, peal, piccolo, pipe, pleasant, plein jeu, pocket trumpet, posaune, post horn, principal, quint, quintaten, rainless, rally, rallying cry, rank, ranket, rebel yell, recruitment, reed stop, register, rohr flute, sackbut, saxhorn, saxtuba, serpent, sesquialtera, shawm, shriek, slide trombone, sliphorn, slogan, sound, sound a tattoo, sound taps, sousaphone, spitz flute, squeal, stop, stopped diapason, stopped flute, string diapason, string stop, sunny, sunshiny, tenor tuba, tierce, tongue, toot, tootle, tremolo, triple-tongue, tromba, trombone, trumpet, trumpet call, tuba, tweedle, twelfth, unclouded, unda maris, undarkened, valve trombone, valve trumpet, vibrato, viola, voix celeste, vox angelica, vox humana, war cry, war whoop, watchword, whistle, wind, wind the horn

ROGET THESAURUS

clarion

Warfare

N warfare, fighting, hostilities, war, arms, the sword, Mars, Bellona, grim visaged war, horrida bella, bloodshed, appeal to arms, appeal to the sword, ordeal of battle, wager of battle, ultima ratio regum, arbitrament of the sword, battle array, campaign, crusade, expedition, operations, mobilization, state of siege, battlefield, theater of operations, warpath, art of war, tactics, strategy, castrametation, generalship, soldiership, logistics, military evolutions, ballistics, gunnery, chivalry, gunpowder, shot, battle, tug of war, service, campaigning, active service, tented field, kriegspiel, Kriegsspiel, fire cross, trumpet, clarion, bugle, pibroch, slogan, war-cry, war-whoop, battle cry, beat of drum, rappel, tom-tom, calumet of war, word of command, password, watchword, passage d-armes, war to the death, war to the knife, guerre a mort, guerre a outrance, open war, internecine war, civil war, contending, contentious, armed, armed to the teeth, armed cap-a-pie, sword in hand, in arms, under arms, up in arms, at war with, bristling with arms, in battle array, in open arms, in the field, embattled, battled, unpacific, unpeaceful, belligerent, combative, armigerous, bellicose, martial, warlike, military, militant, soldier-like, soldierly, chivalrous, strategical, internecine, flagrante bello, in the thick of the fray, in the cannon's mouth, at the sword's point, at the point of the bayonet, Int, vae victis!, to arms!, to your tents O Israel!, the battle rages, a la guerre comme a la guerre, bis peccare in bello non licet, jus gladii, my voice is still for war, 'tis well that war is so terrible, otherwise we might grow fond of it, my sentence is for open war, pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war, the cannons have their bowels full of wrath, the cannons aspit forth their iron indignation, the fire-eyed maid of smoky war, silent leges inter arma, si vis pacem para bellum.

Musical Instruments

N musical instruments, band, string-band, brass-band, orchestra, orchestrina, monochord, polychord, harp, lyre, lute, archlute, mandola, mandolin, mandoline, guitar, zither, cither, cithern, gittern, rebeck, bandurria, bandura, banjo, bina, vina, xanorphica, viol, violin, fiddle, kit, viola, viola d'amore, viola di gamba, tenor, cremona, violoncello, bass, bass viol, base viol, theorbo, double base, contrabasso, violone, psaltery, bow, fiddlestick, piano, pianoforte, harpsichord, clavichord, clarichord, manichord, clavier, spinet, virginals, dulcimer, hurdy-gurdy, vielle, pianino, Eolian harp, organ, harmonium, harmoniphon, American organ, barrel organ, hand organ, accordion, seraphina, concertina, humming top, flute, fife, piccolo, flageolet, clarinet, claronet, basset horn, corno di bassetto, oboe, hautboy, cor Anglais, corno Inglese, bassoon, double bassoon, contrafagotto, serpent, bass clarinet, bagpipes, union pipes, musette, ocarina, Pandean pipes, reed instrument, sirene, pipe, pitch-pipe, sourdet, whistle, catcall, doodlesack, harmoniphone, horn, bugle, cornet, cornet-a-pistons, cornopean, clarion, trumpet, trombone, ophicleide, French horn, saxophone, sax, buglehorn, saxhorn, flugelhorn, althorn, helicanhorn, posthorn, sackbut, euphonium, bombardon tuba, cymbal, bell, gong, tambour, tambourine, tamborine, drum, tom-tom, tabor, tabret, tabourine, taborin, side drum, kettle drum, timpani, tympani, tymbal, timbrel, castanet, bones, musical glasses, musical stones, harmonica, sounding-board, rattle, tam-tam, zambomba, reed, tuning fork, triangle, Jew's harp, musical box, harmonicon, xylophone, sordine, sordet, sourdine, sourdet, mute, (iv) PERCEPTION OF SOUND.


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