Al`lo*cu"tion (#), n. [L. allocuto, fr. alloqui to speak to; ad + loqui to speak: cf. F. allocution.]

1.

The act or manner of speaking to, or of addressing in words.

2.

An address; a hortatory or authoritative address as of a pope to his clergy.

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