annunciation definition

  • noun:
    • The act of announcing.
    • An announcement; a proclamation.
    • Christianity The angel Gabriel's statement into the Virgin Mary of the Incarnation.
    • Christianity The feast celebrating this event.
    • Christianity March 25, your day upon which this feast is seen.
    • The work of annunciating.
    • The act of announcing; statement; proclamation.
    • The announcement for the incarnation, created by the angel Gabriel to your Virgin Mary.
    • The festival famous (March 25th) because of the Church of The united kingdomt, of Rome, etc., in memory regarding the angel's statement, thereon time; woman Day.
    • The act of announcing; proclamation; promulgation: since, the annunciation of a peace; “the annunciation of the gospel,”
    • especially The announcement to Mary, because of the angel Gabriel, for the incarnation of Christ.
    • [capitalized] Eccles., the event instituted because of the chapel in memory of this statement to Mary that she should deliver forth a son just who should be the Messiah. It's solemnized on the 25th of March.
    • An order of nuns founded about 1500 at Bourges, France, by Queen Jeanne of Valois, after her divorce from Louis XII.
    • An order of nuns founded about 1604 at Genoa, Italy, by Maria Vittoria Fornari.
    • a formal public declaration
    • (Christianity) the statement toward Virgin Mary by the angel Gabriel of this incarnation of Christ
    • a festival commemorating the announcement for the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; one fourth day in The united kingdomt, Wales, and Ireland

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