- nouna legal holiday in the United States; formerly Armistice Day but called Veterans' Day since 1954
* * *noun [count, noncount]: a holiday observed on November 11 in the U.S. to honor veterans of the armed forces
* * *ˈVeterans Day [Veterans Day] nouna holiday in the US on 11 November, in honour of members of the armed forces and others who have died in warCulture:People hang flags outside their homes, and many cities celebrate with parades. It began in 1926 as ↑Armistice Day in memory of the end of the ↑First World War. Its present name was established in 1954..
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Veterans' Day — noun a legal holiday in the United States; formerly Armistice Day but called Veterans Day since 1954 • Syn: ↑Veterans Day, ↑Armistice Day, ↑November 11 • Hypernyms: ↑legal holiday, ↑national holiday, ↑public holiday … Useful english dictionary
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Veterans Day — Vet′erans Day n. November 11, a legal holiday in the U.S. in commemoration of the end of World War I and in honor of veterans of the armed forces Formerly, Armistice Day • Etymology: 1950–55, amer … From formal English to slang