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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Finally  \Fi"nal*ly\,  adv 
  1.  At  the  end  or  conclusion;  ultimately;  lastly;  as  the 
  contest  was  long,  but  the  Romans  finally  conquered. 
 
  Whom  patience  finally  must  crown.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Completely;  beyond  recovery. 
 
  Not  any  house  of  noble  English  in  Ireland  was 
  utterly  destroyed  or  finally  rooted  out  --Sir  J. 
  Davies. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  finally 
  adv  1:  after  a  long  period  of  time  or  an  especially  long  delay;  "at 
  length  they  arrived"  [syn:  {eventually},  {at  length}] 
  2:  as  the  end  result  of  a  succession  or  process;  "ultimately  he 
  had  to  give  in";  "at  long  last  the  winter  was  over"  [syn: 
  {ultimately},  {in  the  end},  {at  last},  {at  long  last}] 
  3:  the  item  at  the  end  "last,  I'll  discuss  family  values" 
  [syn:  {last},  {lastly},  {in  conclusion}] 




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