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Today's Word "swan song"

A final or farewell appearance on

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swan song \SWAHN-SONG\ (noun) - 1 : A beautiful legendary song said to be sung by a dying swan. 2 : A final or farewell appearance, action, or pronouncement.

"This state dinner, perhaps the most important one we would ever experience, was Henry's swan song, his crowning glory..." -- Julie Hyzy, 'State of the Onion'

 

Swan song is from the belief that the swan sings as it dies.

 

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