Citation

Definition of Citation

Ci`ta´tion
n.1.An official summons or notice given to a person to appear; the paper containing such summons or notice.
2.The act of citing a passage from a book, or from another person, in his own words; also, the passage or words quoted; quotation.
This horse load of citations and fathers.
- Milton.
3.Enumeration; mention; as, a citation of facts.
4.(Law) A reference to decided cases, or books of authority, to prove a point in law.

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