grand finale
noun Date: 1800 a climactic finale (as of an opera)

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  • grand finale — grand fi nale n the last and most impressive or exciting part of a show or performance …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • grand finale — grand fi nale noun count 1. ) the last and most exciting part of a play, opera, or other entertainment, usually involving all the performers 2. ) an impressive end to something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • grand finale — /grænd fəˈnali/ (say grand fuh nahlee) noun the → finale (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • grand finale — the concluding portion of a performance or entertainment, as a musical show, rodeo, etc., usually spectacular and involving most or all of the prior participants. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • grand finale — noun (C) the last and most impressive or exciting part of a show or performance …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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