Armistice Day

Armistice Day
noun Etymology: from the armistice terminating World War I on November 11, 1918 Date: 1919 Veterans Day — used before the official adoption of Veterans Day in 1954

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Armistice Day — is the anniversary of the symbolic end of World War I on 11 November, 1918. It commemorates the armistice signed between the Allies and Germany at Compiègne, France, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front, which took effect at… …   Wikipedia

  • Armistice Day — n. Nov. 11, the anniversary of the armistice of WWI in 1918: see VETERANS DAY …   English World dictionary

  • Armistice Day — November 11th, celebrated as the ↑anniversary of the end of the World War I in 1918 →↑Remembrance Day →Veterans Day …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Armistice Day — Armistice ,Day noun count or uncount November 11th, the ANNIVERSARY of the date in 1918 on which World War I ended, now called Veterans Day …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Armistice Day — noun a legal holiday in the United States; formerly Armistice Day but called Veterans Day since 1954 • Syn: ↑Veterans Day, ↑Veterans Day, ↑November 11 • Hypernyms: ↑legal holiday, ↑national holiday, ↑public holiday …   Useful english dictionary

  • Armistice Day — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms Armistice Day : singular Armistice Day plural Armistice Days 11 November, the anniversary of the date in 1918 on which the First World War ended …   English dictionary

  • Armistice Day — noun the anniversary of the armistice of 11 November 1918, now replaced by Remembrance Sunday in the UK …   English new terms dictionary

  • Armistice Day — Ar′mistice Day n. mil former name of Veterans Day • Etymology: 1918–19 …   From formal English to slang

  • Armistice Day — /ˈaməstəs deɪ/ (say ahmuhstuhs day) noun → Remembrance Day …   Australian English dictionary

  • Armistice Day — former name of Veterans Day. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

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