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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·claim v. t. [imp. & p. p. Proclaimed p. pr. & vb. n. Proclaiming.]
 1. To make known by public announcement; to give wide publicity to; to publish abroad; to promulgate; to declare; as, to proclaim war or peace.
    To proclaim liberty to the captives.   --Isa. lxi. 1.
    For the apparel oft proclaims the man.   --Shak.
 Throughout the host proclaim
 A solemn council forthwith to be held.   --Milton.
 2. To outlaw by public proclamation.
    I heard myself proclaimed.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To publish; promulgate; declare; announce.  See Announce.