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remonstrance

[ri-mon-struh ns] /rɪˈmɒn strəns/
noun
1.
an act or instance of remonstrating.
2.
a protest:
deaf to remonstrances.
Origin
1470-1480
1470-80; < Middle French, equivalent to remonstr(er) (< Medieval Latin remōnstrāre to point out; see remonstrate) + -ance -ance
Related forms
nonremonstrance, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for re monstrance

remonstrance

/rɪˈmɒnstrəns/
noun
1.
the act of remonstrating; protestation
2.
a protest or reproof, esp a petition presented in protest against something

Remonstrance

/rɪˈmɒnstrəns/
noun (history)
2.
the statement of Arminian principles drawn up in 1610 in Gouda in the Netherlands
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Word Origin and History for re monstrance

remonstrance

n.

late 15c., from Middle French remonstrance (15c., Modern French remontrance), from Medieval Latin remonstrantia, from present participle stem of remonstrare "point out, show," from re-, intensive prefix (see re-), + Latin monstrare "to show" (see monster).

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