Remembrance Sunday

noun

Definition of Remembrance Sunday

  1. :  a Sunday that is usually closest to November 11 and that in Great Britain is set aside in commemoration of the end of hostilities in 1918 and 1945

First Known Use of remembrance sunday

1942


REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY Defined for English Language Learners

Remembrance Sunday

noun

Definition of Remembrance Sunday for English Language Learners

  • : a holiday that is observed on the Sunday closest to November 11 to honor the people who were killed in the two World Wars


Learn More about remembrance sunday


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Remembrance Sunday? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by lack of plan or order

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Emoji Quiz

  • emoji-the-quiz
  • What phase of the moon is this: 🌖 ?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!