Entry from British & World English dictionary
An annual celebration held at some schools, especially public schools, at which speeches are made and prizes are presented.
- A hope that Guiseley School would eventually get a sixth form was again expressed by the headmaster at the annual speech day.
- Distinguished old boy EA Carr, the Commissioner of Lagos Colony in Nigeria, returned to Ermysted's Grammar School for the annual speech day.
- During speech day at Queen Margaret's School, Escrick, headmaster Geoffrey Chapman spoke about his ‘battle’ with teenage language.
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