Remembrance Sunday


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Remembrance Sunday

n
Brit the second Sunday in November, which is the Sunday closest to November 11, the anniversary of the armistice of 1918 that ended World War I, on which the dead of both World Wars are commemorated. Also called: Remembrance Day
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Noun1.Remembrance Sunday - the Sunday nearest to November 11 when those who died in World War I and World War II are commemoratedRemembrance Sunday - 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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Both were in position in time for Remembrance Sunday and will remain at the two tribute locations as a permanent memorial commemorating the centenary of the end of World War I.
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Services took place across Renfrewshire to mark Remembrance Sunday and 100 years since the end of the First World War.
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"It's important that everyone recognises and observes Remembrance Sunday because they [soldiers] made the ultimate sacrifice for us.
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MEMBERS of the Armed Forces will be able to travel on the Metrolink for free on Remembrance Sunday.
ALL across the nation, people will be united in commemorating Remembrance Sunday this weekend.
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MPs and Peers would gain huge respect by coming together in genuine unity to legislate for retail closure for Remembrance Sunday, November 11, 2018.