Double Ten
noun Etymology: translation of Chinese (Beijing) shuāngshí; from its being the tenth day of the tenth month Date: 1940 October 10 observed by the Republic of China in commemoration of the revolution of 1911

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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