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  • noun Alternative form of swan song.

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  • Madonna's untitled swansong album is tentatively set for release in September (09).

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  • If December really does mark the end of Rioch's career in Denmark then his swansong will be the return fixture with United at Old Trafford that month.

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  • If December really does mark the end of Rioch's career in Denmark then his swansong will be the return fixture with United at Old Trafford that month.

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  • Warning it would take the West another 20 years to defeat Islamic terrorism, the Prime Minister used a wide-ranging "swansong" lecture on defence to denounce critics and the media who have been a thorn in his side since the invasion of Iraq.

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  • Warning it would take the West another 20 years to defeat Islamic terrorism, the Prime Minister used a wide-ranging "swansong" lecture on defence to denounce critics and the media who have been a thorn in his side since the invasion of Iraq.

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  • Rouge Darcy's Mareea, the Black swan "swansong" event is all about the 4 Elements.

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  • Finally, certain to make you squirm in your seat, are the U.K. première of a new Neil LaBute play, "Reasons to be Pretty" at the Almeida (Nov. 17-Jan. 14), and the thrilling prospect of Eddie Redmayne as "Richard II," directed by Michael Grandage, his swansong production as artistic director of the Donmar (Dec. 6-Feb. 4).

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  • Over those many years of outdoor productions, the annual event has become a real crowd-puller, and this tale of myth and magic, written by Kevin Dyer, should provide a fitting swansong as Williamson Park is transformed into the romantic setting for Arthurian legend.

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  • And that would have been fine, preferable to the medical torture and premature professional swansong that have been his lot.

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  • A scene at the end of "Changó's Beads and Two-Tone Shoes"—a swansong of sorts—gloriously captures Mr. Kennedy's lifelong fixations.

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  • the last act or manifestation of someone or something; farewell appearance: This building turned out to be the swan song of Victorian architecture.

    Origin:

    1825–35; so called from the belief that the dying swan sings

    May 16, 2009