What does the word manifesto mean?

Usage examples for manifesto

  1. In 1864- 1867 a member of the Legislative Council of Canada; in 1867 appointed to the Senate; Speaker, 1880; member of the Cabinet without portfolio; minister of the interior, 1883- 1885; knighted, 1884. Index: Md Heads the Inter- Oceanic Company which received charter from government, 200. E Signs Annexation Manifesto, 81. Bib. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  2. In April, 1594, Atholl, signing for himself and Gowrie, and Bothwell, signing for his associates, wrote a manifesto to the Kirk. – James VI and the Gowrie Mystery by Andrew Lang
  3. It is the first manifesto of the Brothers who remained faithful to the spirit and letter of the Rule. – Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier