Armistice Day


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Armistice Day

n.
November 11, formerly observed in the United States in commemoration of the signing of the armistice ending World War I in 1918. Since 1954, it has been incorporated into the observances of Veterans Day.

Armistice Day

n
(Military) the anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended World War I, on Nov 11, 1918, now kept on Remembrance Sunday. US name: Veterans Day See also Remembrance Sunday

Vet′erans Day`


n.
November 11, a legal holiday in the U.S. in commemoration of the end of World War I and in honor of veterans of the armed forces. Formerly, Armistice Day.
[1950–55, Amer.]
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Noun1.Armistice Day - a legal holiday in the United StatesArmistice Day - a legal holiday in the United States; formerly Armistice Day but called Veterans' Day since 1954
legal holiday, national holiday, public holiday - authorized by law and limiting work or official business
Nov, November - the month following October and preceding December
Translations

Armistice Day

n11.11., Tag des Waffenstillstands (1918)
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A range of activities were organised at the Paddock school to commemorate Armistice Day.
The silver box, designed to hold communion wafers, is believed to have been taken on Armistice Day from St Peter's Church, in the centre of the town.
AS President of the Bedworth Armistice Day Parade Committee, can I use your letter columns to extend my warm thanks to the members of the Armistice Day Committee, particularly Gil Leach, to the local borough council, to the churches and to the ex-servicemen and women who were on parade in Bedworth for Armistice Day.
Prime Minister David Cameron has marked Armistice day by laying a wreath on HMS Bulwark in Malta.
FROM Holyrood to the smallest village, Scotland fell silent yesterday to mark Armistice Day.
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London's display, Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, was created by ceramic artist Paul Cummins, and by Armistice Day there were 888,246 ceramic poppies planted - one for each death during the conflict which began 100 years ago.
The town's cenotaph outside Albert Park on Linthorpe Road hosts three events during November - for the laying of the first poppy, Remembrance Sunday, and Armistice Day.
The charity, which raises most its funds in the weeks leading up to Armistice Day, welcomed soldiers from the region and teenager Abbie Moore, whose fundraising she hopes will make her late dad proud.
PRINCE Philip led Armistice Day tributes during a moving Last Post ceremony in Belgium yesterday.
REV Canon Evans, 91, officiate today annual Armistice Day Service, at Naval Memorial, Liverpool Pier at 10.
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