Remembrance Sunday

noun

Definition of 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

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1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Remembrance Sunday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Remembrance%20Sunday. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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Remembrance Sunday

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Remembrance Sunday

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

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