Poppy Day


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Poppy Day

n
an informal name for Remembrance Sunday
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Noun1.Poppy Day - the Sunday nearest to November 11 when those who died in World War I and World War II are commemoratedPoppy Day - the Sunday nearest to November 11 when those who died in World War I and World War II are commemorated
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
holiday - a day on which work is suspended by law or custom; "no mail is delivered on federal holidays"; "it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover"
Translations

Poppy Day

n (Brit) → ˜ Volkstrauertag m (in Germany)
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Meanwhile War Horse Memorial is concentrating on its network of organisations, schools and supporters across the UK and abroad to raise the profile of the Appeal, leading up to National Purple Poppy Day on August 23.
Poppy Day is recognised around the world in commemoration of the end of the First World War to remember the members of the armed forces who dedicated their lives to protecting others.
Transport for London(TfL) has decorated its network above and below ground with poppies to mark London Poppy Day, which was on Thursday, November 1.
The local force is keen to mark Purple Poppy Day as part of its programme to commemorate all who served in the First World War, which came to an end 100 years ago.
Randall Road, Geneva, will host a "Poppy Day" fundraiser for the Batavia American Legion Post 504 on Wednesday, May 16.
THE Catholic Church has rejected plans to build a memorial to victims of the IRA's Poppy Day bombing on its land.
THE Royal British Legion raised a record amount during Newcastle's Poppy Day with volunteers collecting four times as much as on the same day in 2016.
The Poppy Day bomb ripped through the Co Fermanagh town while locals were attending a ceremony at the war memorial.
As Remembrance Sunday approaches, David, a Poppy Day collector for more than a decade, is urging people to hunt down some of the estimated 30 million old coins and give them to the Legion's annual Poppy Appeal.
Passengers travelling on the Tube today will hear the familiar voices of Dame Barbara Windsor and Shane Richie urging Londoners to give generously to support The Royal British Legion's London Poppy Day - the largest and most ambitious one-day street collecting event of its kind.
CARDIFF was painted red yesterday to celebrate the city's annual Poppy Day.
The Old Bailey heard the trigger for his radicalisation was the arrest of his older brother for plotting an Isis-inspired Poppy Day attack.