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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Finale  \Fi*na"le\  (f[-e]*n[aum]"l[asl]),  n.  [It.  See  {Final}.] 
  Close  termination;  as: 
  a  (Mus.)  The  last  movement  of  a  symphony,  sonata,  concerto, 
  or  any  instrumental  composition. 
  b  The  last  composition  performed  in  any  act  of  an  opera. 
  c  The  closing  part  piece,  or  scene  in  any  public 
  performance  or  exhibition. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  finale 
  n  1:  the  concluding  part  of  any  performance  [syn:  {closing 
  curtain},  {finis}] 
  2:  the  closing  section  of  a  musical  composition  [syn:  {coda}] 
  3:  the  concluding  time;  "he  awaited  the  grand  finale";  "he 
  stayed  until  the  finish";  "he  left  before  the  conclusion" 
  [syn:  {stopping  point},  {finis},  {finish},  {last},  {terminus}, 
  {conclusion},  {close}] 




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