Remembrance Day


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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“Remembrance Day.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 8 December 2019.

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