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Farewell

[fair-wel]
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noun
  1. Cape, a cape in S Greenland: most southerly point of Greenland.
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British Dictionary definitions for cape-farewell

farewell

sentence substitute
  1. goodbye; adieu
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noun
  1. a parting salutation
  2. an act of departure; leave-taking
  3. (modifier) expressing leave-takinga farewell speech
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verb (tr)
  1. Australian and NZ to honour (a person) at his departure, retirement, etc
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Word Origin and History for cape-farewell

farewell

interj.

late 14c., from Middle English faren wel, verbal phrase attested by c.1200 (see fare (v.) + well (adv.)); usually said to the departing person, who replied with good-bye. As a noun, by early 15c.

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