Remembrance Day


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Remembrance Day

n.
A holiday in remembrance of those members of the armed services who died in war, observed by most members of the Commonwealth of Nations either on November 11 (and formerly known as Armistice Day) or on the second Sunday in November.
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Remem′brance Day`


n.
(in Canada) November 11, observed as a legal holiday in memory of those who died in World Wars I and II.
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Noun1.Remembrance Day - the Sunday nearest to November 11 when those who died in World War I and World War II are commemoratedRemembrance 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"
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Translations

Remembrance Day

n (Brit) → ˜ Volkstrauertag m
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