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Salutatorian   /səlˌutətˈɔriən/   Listen
Salutatorian

noun
1.
A graduating student with the second highest academic rank; may deliver the opening address at graduation exercises.  Synonym: salutatory speaker.






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"Salutatorian" Quotes from Famous Books



... school of her native place as valedictorian of the class. Four years later she completed her college course at the University of Wooster, Ohio, with a class of thirty-one, only three of whom were young women. This time she was salutatorian. During the university course she captured the prize in an oratorical contest, being the only lady among nine contestants. This was an earnest of the honor conferred upon her in 1888, when she was invited to deliver the oration before ...
— Two Decades - A History of the First Twenty Years' Work of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of the State of New York • Frances W. Graham and Georgeanna M. Gardenier



Words linked to "Salutatorian" :   bookman, scholar, scholarly person, student



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