Veterans Day

Veterans Day

noun
November 11, a legal holiday in the U.S. in commemoration of the end of World Wars I and II and in honor of veterans of the armed services.
Formerly Armistice Day.


Origin:
probably earlier than 1950–55, Americanism

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Veterans Day
 
n
the US equivalent of Armistice Day

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