Meaning of annunciation
Pronunciation: (u-nun"sē-ā'shun), [key]
- (often cap.) the announcement by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary of her conception of Christ.
- (cap.) a representation of this in art.
- (cap.) Also calledthe church festival on March 25 in memory of this.
- an act or instance of announcing; proclamation: the annunciation of a new foreign policy.
- annunciation (Thesaurus)