Remembrance Sunday


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Remembrance Sunday

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Brit the second Sunday in November, which is the Sunday closest to November 11, the anniversary of the armistice of 1918 that ended World War I, on which the dead of both World Wars are commemorated. Also called: Remembrance Day
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Noun1.Remembrance Sunday - the Sunday nearest to November 11 when those who died in World War I and World War II are commemoratedRemembrance Sunday - 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"
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REMEMBRANCE Sunday 2018 falls exactly on November 11 (Armistice Day), exactly 100 years since the guns fell silent.
Sign of respect REMEMBRANCE Sunday, 2018, falls on November 11 (Armistice Day) exactly 100 years since the guns fell silent in the fields where the poppies grow.
REMEMBRANCE Sunday falls exactly on November 11 (Armistice Day) and exactly 100 years since the guns fell silent in the fields where the poppies grew.
Queen Elizabeth II recently broke the royal tradition of laying a wreath for Britain's fallen soldiers at the annual Remembrance Sunday service.
20AM David Dimbleby presents coverage from the Cenotaph in Whitehall for the Remembrance Sunday commemorations.
A FANCY dress fun run has been booked in a Cardiff park at the same time as the national Remembrance Sunday service and national two-minute silence to honour the fallen for the second year running.
Last but not least I would like to thank Jason McCartney MP, President of the Huddersfield RAF Association, who arranged photographs at the Horace Remembrance Sunday dinner so I can send them to the family of my skiing partner who took part in the destruction of the heavy water atomic installation in Norway and later killed.
Cadets from 346 (Tynemouth) Squadron Air Training Corps led by Officer Commanding Flt Lt Dan Laidler, took part in the Remembrance Sunday parade in North Shields
THOUSANDS gathered at Newcastle's Old Eldon Square to commemorate fallen soldiers on Remembrance Sunday.
The Lord Bishop of Coventry, the Right Reverend Dr Christopher Cocksworth, led the service, telling the crowd just how important it was that Remembrance Sunday was marked in the city.
The traditional Remembrance Sunday parades took place in Liverpool, Birkenhead, St Helens, Southport, and Ormskirk, along with ceremonies at smaller towns and villages around the region.