Canada Day noun
: July 1 observed as a legal holiday in commemoration of the proclamation of dominion status in 1867
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Canada Day noun (Concise Encyclopedia)
Annual Canadian holiday. Observed on July 1, it commemorates the formation of the Dominion of Canada on July 1, 1867. With the 1982 passage of the Canada Act, its name was officially changed to Canada Day. It is celebrated with parades, fireworks, flag display, and the singing of the national anthem, O Canada.
Variants of CANADA DAY
Canada Day formerly Dominion Day
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