Empire Day

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Em·​pire Day | \ ˈem-ˌpī(-ə)r- How to pronounce Empire Day (audio) \

Definition of Empire Day

: commonwealth day used before the official adoption of Commonwealth Day in 1958

First Known Use of Empire Day

1898, in the meaning defined above

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