Canada Day

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Canada Day

n.
July 1, observed in Canada in commemoration of the formation of the Dominion in 1867.

Canada Day

n
(in Canada) July 1, the anniversary of the day in 1867 when Canada became the first British colony to receive dominion status: a bank holiday. Former name: Dominion Day

Can′ada Day`


n.
a Canadian national holiday, July 1, celebrating the formation of the Dominion on July 1, 1867.
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