Acclamation medals
Acclamation Ac`cla*ma"tion, n. [L. acclamatio: cf. F. acclamation.] 1. A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause. [1913 Webster]

On such a day, a holiday having been voted by acclamation, an ordinary walk would not satisfy the children. --Southey. [1913 Webster]

2. (Antiq.) A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy. [1913 Webster]

3. In parliamentary usage, the act or method of voting orally and by groups rather than by ballot, esp. in elections; specif. (R. C. Ch.), the election of a pope or other ecclesiastic by unanimous consent of the electors, without a ballot. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{Acclamation medals} are those on which laudatory acclamations are recorded. --Elmes. [1913 Webster]


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