What does the word annunciation mean?

Usage examples for annunciation

  1. 1491. Painted the altar- piece of the " Annunciation," in the Cathedral, Volterra. – Luca Signorelli by Maud Cruttwell
  2. Here also are those grand incidents which attended the establishment of the free institutions of the world; the signing of Magna Charta, with its priceless privileges of freedom, by a reluctant monarch; and the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the annunciation of the inalienable rights of man, by the fathers of our republic. – White Slavery in the Barbary States by Charles Sumner
  3. On the opposite side are the Annunciation, the Salutation, and other scenes of gospel history. – English Villages by P. H. Ditchfield