verb (used without object), blared, blaring.
to emit a loud, raucous sound: The trumpets blared as the procession got under way.
verb (used with object), blared, blaring.
to sound loudly; proclaim noisily: We sat there horrified as the radio blared the awful news.
a loud, raucous noise: The blare of the band made conversation impossible.
glaring intensity of light or color: A blare of sunlight flooded the room as she opened the shutters.
fanfare; flourish; ostentation; flamboyance: a new breakfast cereal proclaimed with all the blare of a Hollywood spectacle.
Eastern New England. the bawl of a calf.

1400–50; late Middle English bleren; akin to Middle Dutch blaren, Middle Low German blarren, Middle High German blerren (German plärren)

1, 3. blast, bellow, roar, clang, clamor; screech, honk. Unabridged
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blare (blɛə)
1.  to sound loudly and harshly
2.  to proclaim loudly and sensationally
3.  a loud and usually harsh or grating noise
[C14: from Middle Dutch bleren; of imitative origin]

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., bleren "to wail," possibly from an unrecorded O.E. *blæren, or from M.Du. bleren "to bleat, cry, bawl, shout." Probably echoic, either way.

mid-15c., from blare. Of things other than sounds, from 1866.
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Example sentences
The current method of summoning help involve speakers constantly blaring loud
  beeping sound both day and night.
He was called to the neighborhood after residents reported a pickup circling
  round and round, blaring loud music.
Walking through the space there was a cacophony of blaring news reports for
  various channels.
Government trucks racing through village streets blaring warnings didn't do it.
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