What does the word blare mean?

Usage examples for blare

  1. So, more and more evidently in pain, she walked her part through the blare of festival as Pentecost drew nigh. – The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett
  2. All at once the blare of a siren came faintly over the shimmering sea, and Stump chuckled triumphantly. – The Wheel O' Fortune by Louis Tracy
  3. Cries of men and blare of trumpets rise up. – The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil