Ovation

Definition of Ovation

O`va´tion
n.1.(Rom. Antiq.) A lesser kind of triumph allowed to a commander for an easy, bloodless victory, or a victory over slaves.
2.An expression of popular homage; the tribute of the multitude to a public favorite.
To rain an April of ovation round
Their statues.
- Tennyson.
3.A prolonged applause for a person of group after a speech or performance.
standing ovation
a prolonged applause during which the audience stands as a sign of special appreciation or admiration.

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