Dominion Day

noun

Examples of Dominion Day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In fact, the earliest celebrations of July 1 were called Dominion Day rather than Canada Day. Amy McKeever, National Geographic, 1 July 2020 The holiday was previously called Dominion Day, for the Dominion of Canada in the British empire. Ayana Archie and Monte Plott, CNN, 1 July 2020 That same year, the Canadian government passed a bill renaming Dominion Day as Canada Day. Amy McKeever, National Geographic, 1 July 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1867, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Dominion Day was in 1867

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“Dominion Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dominion%20Day. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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