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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. loud and persistent outcry from many people;
- Example: "he ignored the clamor of the crowd"
[syn: clamor, clamoring, clamour, clamouring, hue and cry]


VERB (2)

1. utter or proclaim insistently and noisily;
- Example: "The delegates clamored their disappointment"
[syn: clamor, clamour]

2. make loud demands;
- Example: "he clamored for justice and tolerance"
[syn: clamor, clamour]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clamor \Clam"or\, n. [OF. clamour, clamur, F. clameur, fr. L. clamor, fr. clamare to cry out. See Claim.] 1. A great outcry or vociferation; loud and continued shouting or exclamation from many people. --Shak. [Also spelled clamour.] Syn: clamor, hue and cry. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. Any loud and continued noise. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. A continued expression of dissatisfaction or discontent; a popular outcry. --Macaulay. Syn: Outcry; exclamation; noise; uproar. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

clamour \clamour\ n. and v. same as clamor. [PJC]




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