Poppy Day


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Poppy Day

n
an informal name for Remembrance Sunday
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Noun1.Poppy Day - the Sunday nearest to November 11 when those who died in World War I and World War II are commemoratedPoppy Day - the Sunday nearest to November 11 when those who died in World War I and World War II are commemorated
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
holiday - a day on which work is suspended by law or custom; "no mail is delivered on federal holidays"; "it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover"
Translations

Poppy Day

n (Brit) → ˜ Volkstrauertag m (in Germany)
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A group of Surrey war widows, including members of South East and London VAPCs, joined military personnel and helpers from the Royal British Legion who together raised Au65,674 on London Poppy Day at Waterloo Station on October 29, 2015.
AN abhorrent thief who stole a Poppy Day cash box on Remembrance Sunday was made to observe two minutes' silence before being jailed.
Remembrance Day, also known as Poppy Day, is today.
Chris intends to start work on Poppy Day, November 11.
I don't care as long as I have a poppy in my lapel" - Actress Barbara Windsor when asked at a Poppy Day launch what she would say to those who won't wear a poppy.
Nothing makes particularly strong appeal in the Ladies Open Race and it may pay to follow one of the Yorkshire raiders, Poppy Day or Fernhurst Lad.
Prince Harry Promotes Poppy Day Appeal At Buckingham Palace With Legion's Poppy Day Ambassador Barbara Windsor - [(http://au.
In the centre is Denis Grubb, second right and far right are Second World War veterans Joe Ferry at the launch of the Poppy Day appeal in Thornaby
The couple met several servicemen and volunteers selling poppies, as nearly 2,000 troops, veterans and other supporters were hitting the capital's streets for London Poppy Day, with the aim of raising more than 1 million pounds in 24 hours.
Visitors to the city centre will notice that Cardiff council, in support of the poppy day and as a reminder that the National Day of Remembrance is approaching, has placed Royal British Legion banners in a number of prominent positions, planted poppy displays in hanging baskets near Cardiff Central Station and St John's Church and installed a large poppy on the frontage of Queens' West shopping centre at the Friary junction.
MILITARY personnel from the Coventry and Warwickshire area who are attending London's Poppy Day Parade will be entitled to free rail travel, it has been announced.