Thanksgiving Day

noun

Definition of Thanksgiving Day 

: a day appointed for giving thanks for divine goodness: such as

a : the fourth Thursday in November observed as a legal holiday in the U.S.

b : the second Monday in October observed as a legal holiday in Canada

First Known Use of Thanksgiving Day

1674, in the meaning defined above

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Thanksgiving Day

noun

Kids Definition of Thanksgiving Day

: the fourth Thursday in November observed as a legal holiday in the United States for giving thanks

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