One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A speech intended to set out or summarize the central theme of conference, convention, etc., or to arouse enthusiasm for a party, cause, etc.; (more generally) the main or most prestigious speech at a conference or other event.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Decatur (Illinois) Daily Republican.
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