inaugural address

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n inaugural address an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)
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Usage

In literature:

The inaugural address emphasized the principles upon which all republican governments must be based.
"Union and Democracy" by Allen Johnson
President Taft's inaugural address was wise and temperate and satisfactory to the country at large.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The President's inaugural address was full of a generous spirit of reconciliation.
"A History of the United States" by Cecil Chesterton
But when his gaunt and homely form rose to deliver the inaugural address, it was as a little-known and untried man that he was heard.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
In his inaugural address he declared that nothing but the will of the people governed him.
"Mizora: A Prophecy" by Mary E. Bradley
He delivered that inaugural address as if he had been delivering inaugural addresses all his life.
"America First" by Various
His inaugural address confirmed this impression.
"Historical Essays" by James Ford Rhodes
After this the new emperor made what might be called his inaugural address.
"Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series" by Jacob Abbott
But that time was beaten by two hours in the carrying of Lincoln's inaugural address.
"When the West Was Young" by Frederick R. Bechdolt
The second inaugural address, coming so shortly before the President's death, formed unintentionally his farewell address.
"The Poets' Lincoln" by Various
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In news:

Inaugural Address of President Barack Obama.
REMARKS OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA Inaugural Address Tuesday, Jan 20, 2009 Washington, D.C. My fellow citizens.
Tips for Obama's inaugural address from former presidential speechwriters.
Obama's Inaugural Address : A Bad-Weather Speech for Bad-Weather Times.
How you (and Lincoln, FDR, and JFK) can help write this year's inaugural address .
Obama's Chief Speechwriter, 27, Works on Inaugural Address While Making His Own Transition.
WASHINGTON (USATODAY.com) — Following is a transcript of President Bush's second inaugural address , as provided by the White House.
President Bush's Second Inaugural Address Jan 20, 2005.
Bush 2nd inaugural address .
President Bush Delivers Inaugural Address Thursday, Jan 20, 2005.
President Bush took the oath of office for a second term today and proclaimed a goal of "ending tyranny in our world" in an inaugural address delivered under unprecedented security.
Impact Video provided LED Screens for the second inaugural address of New York City Mayor Michael R Bloomberg.
President Barack Obama delivers his inaugural address Tuesday following his swearing-in ceremony on the steps of the US Capitol.
PRESIDENT OBAMA'S inaugural address made the world's tyrants a proposition.
Beginning with a declaration during his inaugural address that we will "restore science to its rightful place," President Obama has placed science and scientific process at the heart of his public policy and decision making.
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