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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

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  • n. A final act (by a politician etc.) or performance (by an actor etc.) that marks the end of a career

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a final performance or effort (especially before retirement)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

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