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

Examples of Remembrance Day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2019, HuffPost shared a photo of Terry in his uniform that Ryan had posted on his Instagram Stories in honor of Canada's Remembrance Day. Emily Blackwood, Peoplemag, 19 Nov. 2023 Armistice Day, also known as Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth and Veterans Day in the U.S., is commemorated every year to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 13 Nov. 2023 The actress even wore a red poppy pin to mark Remembrance Day weekend in the U.K. just like Princess Kate did at the Festival of Remembrance on Saturday and National Service of Remembrance on Sunday in London. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 13 Nov. 2023 Once again, Kate Middleton has paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II on Remembrance Day. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 12 Nov. 2023 Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks in the Capitol rotunda for a ceremony of Holocaust Remembrance Day, May 8, 1997. WSJ, 2 Nov. 2023 Veterans, families, and community members gathered at the Valparaiso VFW Post 988 Friday for a heartfelt ceremony in honor of POW/MIA Remembrance Day. Deena Lawley-Dixon, Chicago Tribune, 18 Sep. 2023 The Alpha Epsilon Pi house in New Brunswick was vandalized during a 2021 observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day in which the house was egged by unidentified perpetrators. Deena Yellin, USA TODAY, 24 June 2023 According to a press release from the Senate Budget Committee on Tuesday, which was also Holocaust Remembrance Day in the United States, Credit Suisse fired an independent ombudsperson who oversaw a vast internal review, and restricted the scope of its internal investigations. Nicole Goodkind, CNN, 19 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Remembrance Day was in 1918

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“Remembrance Day.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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