Veterans Day

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Vet·er·ans Day

(vĕt′ər-ənz, vĕt′rənz)
n.
November 11, observed in the United States in honor of veterans of the armed services and in commemoration of the armistice that ended World War I in 1918. In 1954 it was renamed from Armistice Day and given the added significance of honoring veterans.

Veterans Day

n
(Military) the US equivalent of Armistice Day

Vet′erans Day`


n.
November 11, a legal holiday in the U.S. in commemoration of the end of World War I and in honor of veterans of the armed forces. Formerly, Armistice Day.
[1950–55, Amer.]
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Noun1.Veterans Day - a legal holiday in the United StatesVeterans Day - a legal holiday in the United States; formerly Armistice Day but called Veterans' Day since 1954
legal holiday, national holiday, public holiday - authorized by law and limiting work or official business
Nov, November - the month following October and preceding December