Armistice Day

noun

Definition of Armistice Day

: veterans day used before the official adoption of Veterans Day in 1954

First Known Use of Armistice Day

1918, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Armistice Day

from the armistice terminating World War I on November 11, 1918

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“Armistice Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Armistice%20Day. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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