Acclamation

Definition of Acclamation

Ac`cla`ma´tion
n.1.A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause.
On such a day, a holiday having been voted by acclamation, an ordinary walk would not satisfy the children.
- Southey.
2.(Antiq.) A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy.
3.(R. C. Ch.) In parliamentary usage, the act or method of voting orally and by groups rather than by ballot, esp. in elections;
Acclamation medals
are those on which laudatory acclamations are recorded.
- Elmes.

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