Canada Day

noun

: July 1 observed as a legal holiday in commemoration of the proclamation of dominion status in 1867

Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Canada Day was in 1882

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“Canada Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Canada%20Day. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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Canada Day

noun
Can·​a·​da Day
ˌkan-əd-ə-
: July 1 observed as a legal holiday in honor of the proclamation of dominion status in 1867
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