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Australia Day

n
(Historical Terms) a public holiday in Australia, commemorating the landing of the British in 1788: observed on the first Monday after Jan 26
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Victorian Police officers on horseback at the Invasion Day protest in Melbourne, Australia, yesterday.
Some Indigenous leaders and other Australians have long referred to 26 January as Invasion Day, and held marches and other commemorations of the loss of life, land and culture among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people since colonisation.
for briefings and informed them that the invasion day had finally arrived after a couple of weather-related postponements.
June 7, 1944 Invasion day The long-awaited news of the invasion of Europe in the west is hailed with exultation throughout the civilised world, mingled with devout thankfulness that under Providence the Allies are able to face a situation with sublime confidence.
AS INVASION DAY APPROACHED, GIs began disappearing all over England.
THE cast of The Archers are taking over the Library of Birmingham as part of Radio 4's Character Invasion Day.