Definition of Inaugural address

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

Exact synonyms: Inaugural
Group relationships: Inaugural, Inauguration
Generic synonyms: Address, Speech
Geographical relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa

Lexicographical Neighbors of Inaugural Address

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inaugural address (current term)
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Literary usage of Inaugural address

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical by William Hickey, United States (1854)
"inaugural address OF JOHN ADAMS, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. MARCH 4, 1797. When it was first perceived, in early times, that no middle course for ..."

2. A History of the American People by Woodrow Wilson (1918)
"LINCOLN'S SECOND inaugural address, 1865 This address, delivered on March 4, 1865, ... While the inaugural address was being delivered from this place, ..."

3. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"LINCOLN'S SECOND inaugural address (.865) [By the date of Lincoln's second inauguration ... While the inaugural address was being delivered from this place, ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"THE SECOND inaugural address, MARCH 4TH, 1865 FELLOW-COUNTRYMEN: — At this second ... While the inaugural address was being delivered from this place, ..."

5. Great Debates in American Hist: From the Debates in the British Parliament by United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament, Marion Mills Miller (1913)
"In his inaugural address the President adverted to the sub-treasury policy of his predecessor, as follows: THE PRESIDENT'S POWER OVER THE PURSE INAUGURAL ..."

6. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897 by United States President (1897)
"SECOND inaugural address. FELLOW-COUNTRYMEN: At this second appearing to take the oath ... While the inaugural address was being delivered from this place, ..."

7. The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1899)
"inaugural address (Delivered March 4th, 1889) Fellow-Citizens: — THERE is no constitutional or legal requirement that the President shall take the oath of ..."

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