farewell address

farewell address

noun
1.
(initial capital letters) U.S. History. 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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