Australia Day
noun Date: 1911 a national holiday in Australia commemorating the landing of the British at Sydney Cove in 1788 and observed on the Monday of or next following January 26

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  • Australia Day — „Australia Day“ Feierlichkeiten in Sydney, 2004 Der Australia Day ist Australiens offizieller Nationalfeiertag und wird am 26. Januar gefeiert. Er erinnert an die Ankunft der First Fleet in Sydney Cove am 26. Januar 1788. Feierlichkeiten Der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Australia Day — Feux d artifices, à Perth, à l occasion de l Australia Day. Autre nom Anniversary Day Foundation Day Observé par …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Australia Day — a national holiday in Australia on or near 26 January each year, in memory of when the British first came to Australia in 1788 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Australia Day — Anniversary Day redirects here. For the Norfolk Island public holiday, see Bounty Day. Australia Day …   Wikipedia

  • Australia Day — a legal holiday in Australia, the first Monday after January 25, commemorating the landing of the British in 1788. Formerly, Foundation Day. * * * ▪ holiday       holiday (January 26) honouring the establishment of the first permanent European… …   Universalium

  • Australia Day — /əˈstreɪljə deɪ/ (say uh straylyuh day) noun 26 January, the anniversary of the landing of Governor Phillip at Sydney Cove in 1788 which began British settlement in Australia; celebrated in Australia as a public holiday. While many Australians… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Australia Day — UK [ɒˈstreɪlɪə ˌdeɪ] / US [ɔˈstreɪlɪə ˌdeɪ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms Australia Day : singular Australia Day plural Australia Days a public holiday in Australia that celebrates the day when British people first arrived to live there …   English dictionary

  • Australia Day — Aus|tra|li|a Day [ ɔ streıliə ,deı ] noun count or uncount a public holiday in Australia that celebrates the day when British people first arrived to live there permanently. It takes place on the first Monday after 26 January every year …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • australia day — noun Usage: usually capitalized A&D : a national holiday in Australia that commemorates the landing of the British under Arthur Phillip at Sydney Cove in 1788 and is observed on January 26 when that date is a Monday, otherwise on the following… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Australia Day — noun 26th January, Australias National Day in commemoration of the foundation of the first settlement in 1788 …   Wiktionary

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