Guy Fawkes Day

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noun \ˈgī-ˈfȯks-\

Definition of Guy Fawkes Day

  1. :  November 5 observed in England in commemoration of the seizure of Guy Fawkes in 1605 for an attempt to blow up the houses of parliament

1825

First Known Use of guy fawkes day

1825


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