Pronunciation: (in-ô'gyur-ul, -gur-ul), [key]
1. of or pertaining to an inauguration: Harding's inaugural address.
2. marking the beginning of a new venture, series, etc.: the inaugural run of the pony express.
1. an address, as of a president, at the beginning of a term of office.
2. an inaugural ceremony: to attend the presidential inaugural.
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