last hurrah

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last hurrah

A final appearance or effort, especially at the end of a career: The reelection campaign was expected to be her last hurrah.

[After The Last Hurrah, a novel by Edwin O'Connor (1918-1968), American writer.]
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last′ hurrah′

1. a politician's final campaign.
2. any final attempt, competition, performance, success, or the like.
[from The Last Hurrah, a novel (1956) by U.S. author Edwin O'Connor (1918–68)]
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Noun1.last hurrah - a final performance or effort (especially before retirement)last hurrah - a final performance or effort (especially before retirement)
performance - the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment; "we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal"; "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto"
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