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Inaugural address   /ɪnˈɔgərəl ˈædrˌɛs/   Listen
Inaugural address

An address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president).  Synonym: inaugural.

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"Inaugural address" Quotes from Famous Books

... the Senate chamber upon the balcony, Washington looked out upon the crowds which thronged Wall Street. The Chancellor of New York administered the oath, the populace shouted, "Long live George Washington, President of the United States!" and then the President withdrew to deliver his inaugural address. ...
— Union and Democracy • Allen Johnson

... their seats on the platform. The venerable Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Roger B. Taney, whose clear, accurate and mercilessly logical decision on Slavery had created the storm which swept Lincoln into power, was watching him with bated breath, and not for an instant during the Inaugural address did he lower his sombre eyes from ...
— The Southerner - A Romance of the Real Lincoln • Thomas Dixon

... invited to visit America and to deliver the inaugural address at Johns Hopkins University. In July of this year accordingly, in company with his wife, he crossed to New York. Everywhere Huxley was received with enthusiasm, for his name was a very familiar one. Two ...
— Autobiography and Selected Essays • Thomas Henry Huxley

... just on the eve of the Rebellion, and the whole North was excited by the events which had already transpired. In his inaugural address in January, '61, Governor Andrew advised that a portion of the militia should be placed on a footing of activity, in order that, "in the possible contingencies of the future the State might be ready without inconvenient delay ...
— The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 3 • Various

Words linked to "Inaugural address" :   speech, the States, United States, USA, United States of America, address, U.S., U.S.A., US, inauguration, America

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