Veterans Day(redirected from Veteran's Day)
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Vet·er·ans Day(vĕt′ər-ənz, vĕt′rənz)
November 11, observed in the United States in honor of veterans of the armed services and in commemoration of the armistice that ended World War I in 1918. In 1954 it was renamed from Armistice Day and given the added significance of honoring veterans.
(Military) the US equivalent of Armistice Day
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.
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|Noun||1.||Veterans 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