What does the word announcement mean?

Usage examples for announcement

  1. This was a startling announcement. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  2. Neale bent over the big, bold letters, and silently read the announcement:- " Messrs. – The Chestermarke Instinct by J. S. Fletcher
  3. At this announcement few are they who come! – Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete by Dante Alighieri