inauguration

Part of speech: noun

The ceremony of inaugurating.

Part of speech: noun

Inaugurator.

Part of speech: adjective

Inauguratory.

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Usage examples "inauguration":

  1. He turned up again at Washington not long after the Inauguration and had a private interview with the Secretary of the Treasury. - "Democracy An American Novel", Henry Adams.
  2. Five weeks after the inauguration Lee surrendered, and the war was virtually at an end. - "Abraham Lincoln and the Union A Chronicle of the Embattled North, Volume 29 In The Chronicles Of America Series", Nathaniel W. Stephenson.
  3. But if the Southern States secede upon the inauguration of Lincoln, before he commits an overt act against their rights, would you advise or vindicate resistance by force to their secession? - "Children of the Market Place", Edgar Lee Masters.