Meaning of farewell

fare•well

Pronunciation: (fâr"wel'), [key]
—n.
  1. an expression of good wishes at parting: They made their farewells and left.
  2. leave-taking; departure: a fond farewell.
  3. a party given to a person who is about to embark on a long journey, retire, leave an organization, etc.
—adj.
  1. parting; valedictory; final: a farewell performance.

Fare•well

Pronunciation: (fâr"wel'), [key]
  1. a cape in S Greenland: most southerly point of Greenland.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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