Definition of anniversary
1 : the annual recurrence of a date marking a notable event <a wedding anniversary>; broadly : a date that follows such an event by a specified period of time measured in units other than years <the 6-month anniversary of the accident>
2 : the celebration of an anniversary
Examples of anniversary in a sentence
the anniversary of the invasion
The exhibit will close on the 100th anniversary of the artist's death.
ANNIVERSARY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of anniversary for English Language Learners
: a date that is remembered or celebrated because a special or notable event occurred on that date in a previous year
ANNIVERSARY Defined for Kids
Definition of anniversary for Students
: a date remembered or celebrated every year because of something special that happened on it in an earlier year <a wedding anniversary>
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