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Memorial Day

noun

: the last Monday in May that is a national holiday in the U.S. honoring members of the armed forces who died in wars

Full Definition of MEMORIAL DAY

1
:  May 30 formerly observed as a legal holiday in most states of the United States in remembrance of war dead
2
:  the last Monday in May observed as a legal holiday in most states of the United States
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First Known Use of MEMORIAL DAY

1868
MEMORIAL DAY Defined for Kids

Memorial Day

noun

Definition of MEMORIAL DAY for Kids

:  a legal holiday in remembrance of war dead observed on the last Monday in May in most states of the United States

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