Commonwealth Day

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Commonwealth Day

(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth, May 24, celebrated (now on the second Monday in March) as a holiday in many parts of the Commonwealth. Former name: Empire Day

Com′monwealth Day`

a holiday observed in some countries of the Commonwealth of Nations, originally on May 24, the anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth, but now on varying dates. Formerly, Empire Day.
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Noun1.Commonwealth Day - British, anniversary of Queen Victoria's birthCommonwealth Day - British, anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth
legal holiday, national holiday, public holiday - authorized by law and limiting work or official business
May - the month following April and preceding June
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Just recently, Markle joined Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Harry, Prince Charles, Camilla Parker Bowles, Prince William and Kate Middleton during the Commonwealth Day service.
Markle's royal event MEGHAN Markle attended her first official event with the Queen when she joined senior royals at a service marking Commonwealth Day.
In a message on the Commonwealth Day being celebrated on March 12 - the Queen said: 'We all have a reason to say thanks for the numerous ways in which our lives are enriched when we learn from others.
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, US actress Meghan Markle and her fiancee Prince Harry attend a Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey in central London yesterday.
ISLAMABAD -- The Head of the Commonwealth, Her Majesty The Queen, has issued a message ahead of Commonwealth Day on the theme of 'Towards a Common Future'.
Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, made the call on Monday in Abuja, during the commemoration of 2018 Commonwealth Day.
This year Commonwealth Day precedes the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Summit in April, when the leaders of member countries will meet in the UK to address key global challenges and agree on how to work together for the welfare and common good of its 2.
THE QUEEN has praised the "Commonwealth connection" that allows people from different nations to bond and celebrate "diversity", in her Commonwealth Day message.
Meanwhile, it was revealed American actress Meghan will attend her first engagement alongside the Queen at the Commonwealth Day service on March 12.
Met Police and Royal aides declined to comment on security as it was revealed Meghan and the Queen will attend their first engagement together at the March 12 Commonwealth Day service.
The 2018 Queens Baton Relay is due to start on Commonwealth Day 13 March 2017 at Buckingham Palace.
He has presented programmes such as the Queen's Birthday Celebrations on Commonwealth Day, New Year celebrations at Big Ben and the London Marathon.

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