- farewell address
- 1. (caps.) U.S. Hist. a statement that President George Washington published in a Philadelphia newspaper in 1796 to announce that he would not run for a third term and to give his views on foreign and domestic policy.2. a speech delivered by someone upon leaving a job, post, etc.
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farewell address — 1. (caps.) U.S. Hist. a statement that President George Washington published in a Philadelphia newspaper in 1796 to announce that he would not run for a third term and to give his views on foreign and domestic policy. 2. a speech delivered by… … Universalium
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