Meaning of riddance

rid•dance

Pronunciation: (rid'ns), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or fact of clearing away or out, as anything undesirable.
  2. relief or deliverance from something.
  3. a welcome relief or deliverance from something: He's gone, and good riddance!
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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