Thanksgiving Day


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Thanksgiving Day

n.
1. The fourth Thursday of November, observed as a legal holiday in the United States to commemorate the feast held at Plymouth in 1621 by the Pilgrim colonists and members of the Wampanoag people and marked by the expression of gratitude for harvest and health.
2. The second Monday of October, celebrated in Canada by the expression of gratitude for harvest and health.

Thanksgiving Day

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an annual day of holiday celebrated in thanksgiving to God on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States, and on the second Monday of October in Canada. Often shortened to: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiv′ing Day`


n.
a national holiday celebrated as a day of feasting and giving thanks for divine goodness, observed on the fourth Thursday of November in the U.S. and on the second Monday of October in Canada.
[1665–75, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Thanksgiving Day - fourth Thursday in November in the United StatesThanksgiving Day - fourth Thursday in November in the United States; second Monday in October in Canada; commemorates a feast held in 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag
feast day, fete day - a day designated for feasting
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

Thanksgiving Day

n (Am) (also Thanksgiving) → giorno del ringraziamento
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