Remembrance Day

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Definition of Remembrance Day

: November 11 set aside in commemoration of the end of hostilities in 1918 and 1945 and observed as a legal holiday in Canada also : remembrance sunday

First Known Use of Remembrance Day

1918, in the meaning defined above

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