Commonwealth Day

noun

Definition of Commonwealth Day 

: a holiday observed in parts of the Commonwealth of Nations formerly on May 24 as the anniversary of Queen Victoria's birthday and now on the second Monday in March

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1958, in the meaning defined above

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