inaugural address

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Noun1.inaugural address - an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)inaugural address - an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)
inaugural, inauguration - the ceremonial induction into a position; "the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration"
speech, address - the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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While the inaugural address was being delivered from this place, devoted altogether to saving the Union without war, insurgent agents were in the city seeking to destroy it without war-- seeking to dissolve the Union, and divide effects, by negotiation.
Upon his ascendancy to power and remembering his first inaugural address, he challenged the nation to wake up from its crippling state of inaction.
The President in his inaugural address highlighted several key issues his government will address among them support to Liberian-owned businesses to stop Liberians from being spectators to their own economy.
I have spent my life in stadiums but I've never felt like this," Weah said in his inaugural address, AFP reported.
Shakya, in his inaugural address, said that the exhibition has contributed to enhance people-to people relations between the two countries, Nepal and China.
Khaled Awad, the first president of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) from outside the Americas, delivered his inaugural address in California, where he indicated that institute will take part in the inaugural Big 5 Heavy expo in Dubai, UAE, next year (March 23 to 28).
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Rajitha Senarathne delivered the inaugural address of the session and explained the health situation of the country.
The Sermon on the Mount in today's Gospel can be likened to an inaugural address.
Donald Trump was a candidate like no other and a president-elect like no other, so it's no surprise that he would deliver an inaugural address unlike any that has come before.
Following the inaugural address, Congress was to host a luncheon for Trump, Vice President-elect Mike Pence and their families.
With Governor K Rosaiah's inaugural address of the first session of the 15th Legislative Assembly, the mothballed Sriperumbudur plant of Nokia, once the world's single largest mobile phone-making unit, is seeing flickering hopes of revival.