Definition of Memorial Day
1 : May 30 formerly observed as a legal holiday in most states of the U.S. in remembrance of war dead
2 : the last Monday in May observed as a legal holiday in most states of the U.S.
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MEMORIAL DAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Memorial Day for English Language Learners
: the last Monday in May that is a national holiday in the U.S. honoring members of the armed forces who died in wars
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