The act of announcing
A public statement
On the 31st of October President Lincoln issued a proclamation declaring Nevada a state.
Her proclamation startled them in to silence.
Here his democratic theory still more clearly leads up to a proclamation of the imperial omnipotence.
As Kant put it, this was "the proclamation of a great reform, which, however, will be slow in manifestation and in progress, and which will affect not only your people but others as well."
"If he is accused of circulating Napoleon's proclamation it is not proved that he did so," said Pierre without looking at Rostopchin, "and Vereshchagin..."