Definition and Meanings for oration
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Part of Speech of oration
noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of oration
Meaning of oration
- an elaborate discourse, delivered in public, treating an important subject in a formal and dignified manner; especially, a discourse having reference to some special occasion, as a funeral, an anniversary, a celebration, or the like; -- distinguished from an argument in court, a popular harangue, a sermon, a lecture, etc.; as, webster's oration at bunker hill.
as intransitive verb
- to deliver an oration.