What does the word publication mean?

Usage examples for publication

  1. My title was suggested by the fact of Thomas Paine's stopping the publication of the " Crisis," on hearing the news of the treaty of 1783, with the remark, " The times that tried men's souls are over." – The Critical Period of American History by John Fiske
  2. I returned to London in October, was promptly invited to resume the work, and took it over in January, 1890. In July another important tract was approved for publication. – The History of the Fabian Society by Edward R. Pease
  3. There is in what I have already seen so much of novelty to fill the mind and burden the memory, that unless I write down in detail the events of each day, and indeed almost of each hour as it passes, I shall not be able to prepare for publication on my return home any clear or satisfactory account of these wonders. – The Discovery of Yellowstone Park by Nathaniel Pitt Langford