Definition of 'oration'
Example sentences containing 'oration'
LOHENGRIN (1991) SOMETHING IN THE WATER (1991)
Once again its ringing sounded through the room, coming, fortuitously, in the middle of a dramatic pause in the oration.THE GOSPEL MAKERS (1991)
Trends of 'oration'
View usage over:
Definition of oration from the Collins English Dictionary
Why every generation is at risk
We take a look at the etymology behind the word 'election' in the run-up to the UK General Election in June
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.