AWS CloudFormation
User Guide (API Version 2010-05-15)
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The Description section (optional) enables you to include arbitrary comments about your template. The Description must follow the AWSTemplateFormatVersion section.

The value for the description declaration must be a literal string that is between 0 and 1024 bytes in length. You cannot use a parameter or function to specify the description. The following snippet is an example of a description declaration:

"Description" : "Here are some details about the template."