Anniversaries
Anniversary An`ni*ver"sa*ry, n.; pl. {Anniversaries}. [Cf. F. anniversaire.] 1. The annual return of the day on which any notable event took place, or is wont to be celebrated; as, the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. [1913 Webster]

2. (R. C. Ch.) The day on which Mass is said yearly for the soul of a deceased person; the commemoration of some sacred event, as the dedication of a church or the consecration of a pope. [1913 Webster]

3. The celebration which takes place on an anniversary day. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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