Remembrance Day
noun Date: 1918 November 11 set aside in commemoration of the end of hostilities in 1918 and 1945 and observed as a legal holiday in Canada; also Remembrance Sunday

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Remembrance Day — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms Remembrance Day : singular Remembrance Day plural Remembrance Days the Sunday nearest 11th November in the UK and Canada when the country honours the people who died in the First and Second World… …   English dictionary

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  • Remembrance Day — noun a) The Sunday closest to November 11, observed in commemoration of the fallen in the two World Wars. b) November 11, a federal holiday observed in commemoration of the fallen in the two World Wars and the Korean War …   Wiktionary

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  • Remembrance Day — also Remembrance Sunday noun the Sunday nearest to November 11th, when a ceremony is held in Britain to remember people who were killed in the two world wars …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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