last-hurrah

last hurrah

noun
1.
a politician's final campaign.
2.
any final attempt, competition, performance, success, or the like: his last hurrah as a college football star.

Origin:
from The Last Hurrah, a novel (1956) by U.S. author Edwin O'Connor (1918–68)

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