an instance of oratory
"he delivered an oration on the decline of family values"
a formal ceremonial speech
Origin: oratio. Cognate with orison.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō-rā′shun, n. a public speech of a formal character: an eloquent speech.—n. Oratiun′cle, a brief speech. [Fr.,—L. oratio—orāre, to pray.]
The numerical value of oration in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of oration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
From seeds of his body blossomed the flower that liberated a people and touched the soul of a nation. (Funeral oration for Martin Luther King, Sr.)
If a person listens routinely to the sermon but doesn’t show the commensurate good change in own daily action, then the fact is s/he is actually not hearing anything of the spiritual master’s oration.
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