Remembrance Sunday


: 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

Examples of Remembrance Sunday in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pirbright weeks after Queen Elizabeth’s death and King Charles closing his eyes last Remembrance Sunday. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 19 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Remembrance Sunday was in 1942

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“Remembrance Sunday.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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