n.1.An official summons or notice given to a person to appear; the paper containing such summons or notice.
2.The act of citing a passage from a book, or from another person, in his own words; also, the passage or words quoted; quotation.
3.Enumeration; mention; as, a citation of facts.
4.(Law) A reference to decided cases, or books of authority, to prove a point in law.
Noun1.citation - an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement
Synonyms: commendation
2.citation - (law) the act of citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)
3.citation - a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"
4.citation - a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
Synonyms: quotation, quote
5.citation - a summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding
6.Citation - thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948

CITATION, practice. A writ issued out of a court of competent, jurisdiction, commanding a person therein named to appear and do something therein mentioned, or to show cause why he should not, on a day named. Proct. Pr. h.t. In the ecclesiastical law, the citation is the beginning and foundation of the whole cause; it is said to have six requisites, namely.: the insertion of the name of the judge; of the promovert; of the impugnant; of the cause of suit; of the place; and of the time of appearance; to which may be added the affixing the seal of the court, and the name of the register or his deputy. 1 Bro. Civ. Law, 453-4; Ayl. Parer. xliii. 175; Hall's Adm. Pr. 5; Merl. Rep. h.t. By, citation is also understood the act by which a person is summoned, or cited.

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