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1. The act of bewailing; audible expression of sorrow; wailing; moaning. In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation and weeping (Matt. Ii. 18)

2. A book of the old testament attributed to the prophet Jeremiah, and taking its name from the nature of its contents.

Origin: f. Lamentation, L. Lamentatio.