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 for vociferation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Vociferation \Vo*cif`er*a"tion\, n. [L. vociferatio: cf. F.
     vocif['e]ration.]
     The act of vociferating; violent outcry; vehement utterance
     of the voice.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Violent gesture and vociferation naturally shake the
           hearts of the ignorant.                  --Spectator.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Plaintive strains succeeding the vociferations of
           emotion or of pain.                      --Byron.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  vociferation
      n 1: a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the
           speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the
           audience" [syn: cry, outcry, call, yell, shout,
           vociferation]

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