Inauguration Day
noun Date: 1829 January 20 following a presidential election on which the president of the United States is inaugurated

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  • Inauguration Day — is the day every four years on which the President of the United States is sworn in and takes office. The next Inauguration Day will occur on January 20, 2009. HistoryThe inauguration for the first U.S. president, George Washington, was held on… …   Wikipedia

  • Inauguration Day — In*au gu*ra tion Day The day on which the President of the United States is inaugurated, the 20th of January in every year next after a year divisible by four. Prior to the adoption of the twentieth amendment to the Constitution of the United… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inauguration Day — the day an American President is ↑inaugurated, which is always on January 20. There is usually a ↑parade and the new President makes a speech about what he plans for the US …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Inauguration Day — ☆ Inauguration Day n. the day on which a president of the U.S. is inaugurated: Jan. 20 (before 1934, March 4) of the year following the election …   English World dictionary

  • Inauguration Day — Investiture du Président Barack Obama le 20 janvier 2009 sur les marches du côté ouest du Capitole L Inauguration Day est le jour aux États Unis où le président élu prête serment et prend ses fonctions comme président des États Unis. Le …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Inauguration Day — noun the day designated for inauguration of the United States President • Syn: ↑January 20 • Hypernyms: ↑day • Part Holonyms: ↑January, ↑Jan * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inauguration Day — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms Inauguration Day : singular Inauguration Day plural Inauguration Days the day on which a recently elected US president begins in the job. It is on 20 January of the year following an election …   English dictionary

  • Inauguration Day — day on which the newly elected President of the United States is sworn into office …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Inauguration Day — The day, January 20, following their election, for the inauguration of the President and Vice President of the United States. The day fixed by law of a state for the inauguration of the Governor …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Inauguration Day — In|au|gu|ra|tion Day [ ı nɔrgjə reıʃn ,deı ] noun count the day on which a recently elected U.S. president begins in the job . It is on January 20 of the year following an election …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Inauguration Day — Inaugura′tion Day n. gov the day on which the president of the U.S. is inaugurated, being the January 20 following the election …   From formal English to slang

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