clangorous, adj.clangorously, adv.
/klang"euhr, klang"geuhr/, n.
1. a loud, resonant sound; clang.
2. clamorous noise.
3. to make a clangor; clang.
Also, esp. Brit., clangour.
[1585-95; < L: loud sound, noise, equiv. to clang(ere) to CLANG + -or -OR1]
Usage. See -our.

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