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Adjective: valedictory  ,va-li'dik-tu-ree
  1. Of or relating to an occasion or expression of farewell
    "a valedictory address"; "valedictory praise for his uniformly manly course"; "a suitable valedictory gesture"
  2. Of a speech expressing leave-taking
    "a valedictory address"
Noun: valedictory  ,va-li'dik-tu-ree
Usage: N. Amer
  1. A farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)
    - valediction, valedictory address, valedictory oration

Derived forms: valedictories

See also: exaugural

Type of: oratory

Encyclopedia: Valedictory