inaugural

[ in-aw-gyer-uh l, -ger-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF inaugural
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Mr. Bancroft, the historian, delivered the Inaugural Address.

Marthy and Will sat with Eric in the carriage at the second inaugural, too.

In his inaugural address, he reassures the south on this point.

In his inaugural address he declared that nothing but the will of the people governed him.

This choice was made and was declared in the inaugural address.

We insert entire his inaugural address, delivered October 29, 1828.

At an early hour he gave his inaugural address its final revision.

What though the inaugural hour of right Comes ever with a keen delight?

Monroe gingerly referred to it in his First Inaugural Address.

I cleave to the date which I proposed in my Inaugural Lecture.

WORD ORIGIN

1680s, from French inaugural (17c.), from inaugurer "to inaugurate" (see inauguration). The noun meaning "an inaugural address" is recorded from 1832, American English.

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