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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