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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ha·rangue /həˈræŋ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ha·rangue n.  A speech addressed to a large public assembly; a popular oration; a loud address to a multitude; in a bad sense, a noisy or pompous speech; declamation; ranting.
 Gray-headed men and grave, with warriors mixed,
 Assemble, and harangues are heard.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- Harangue, Speech, Oration.
 Usage: Speech is generic; an oration is an elaborate and rhetorical speech; an harangue is a vehement appeal to the passions, or a noisy, disputatious address. A general makes an harangue to his troops on the eve of a battle; a demagogue harangues the populace on the subject of their wrongs.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ha·rangue, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Harangued p. pr. & vb. n. Haranguing.]  To make an harangue; to declaim.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ha·rangue, v. t. To address by an harangue.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
          [syn: rant, ranting]
      v : deliver a harangue to; address forcefully