Double Ten


: October 10 observed by the Republic of China in commemoration of the revolution of 1911

Word History


translation of Chinese (Beijing) shuāngshí; from its being the tenth day of the tenth month

First Known Use

1940, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Double Ten was in 1940

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Cite this Entry

“Double Ten.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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