Remembrance Sunday
noun Date: 1942 a Sunday that is usually closest to November 11 and that in Great Britain is set aside in commemoration of the end of hostilities in 1918 and 1945

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Remembrance Sunday — noun the Sunday nearest to November 11 when those who died in World War I and World War II are commemorated • Syn: ↑Remembrance Day, ↑Poppy Day • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Remembrance Day — Infobox Holiday holiday name = Remembrance Day official name = Remembrance Day (Veterans Day For U.S.) caption = Poppy worn on lapel nickname = Poppy Day, Armistice Day observedby = Commonwealth of Nations date = November 11 observances = Parades …   Wikipedia

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  • Remembrance Day — noun the Sunday nearest to November 11 when those who died in World War I and World War II are commemorated • Syn: ↑Remembrance Sunday, ↑Poppy Day • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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