- nouna legal holiday in the United States; formerly Armistice Day but called Veterans' Day since 1954
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* * *Armistice Day [Armistice Day]11 November, the anniversary of the end of ↑World War I, also called ↑Poppy Day. People used to stop what they were doing at 11 a.m. on Armistice Day and stand in silence for two minutes to remember the dead. After ↑World War II it was replaced by ↑Remembrance Sunday in Britain and Veterans' Day in America.
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Armistice Day — is the anniversary of the symbolic end of World War I on 11 November, 1918. It commemorates the armistice signed between the Allies and Germany at Compiègne, France, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front, which took effect at… … Wikipedia
Armistice Day — n. Nov. 11, the anniversary of the armistice of WWI in 1918: see VETERANS DAY … English World dictionary
Armistice Day — November 11th, celebrated as the ↑anniversary of the end of the World War I in 1918 →↑Remembrance Day →Veterans Day … Dictionary of contemporary English
Armistice Day — Armistice ,Day noun count or uncount November 11th, the ANNIVERSARY of the date in 1918 on which World War I ended, now called Veterans Day … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Armistice Day — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms Armistice Day : singular Armistice Day plural Armistice Days 11 November, the anniversary of the date in 1918 on which the First World War ended … English dictionary
Armistice Day — noun Etymology: from the armistice terminating World War I on November 11, 1918 Date: 1919 Veterans Day used before the official adoption of Veterans Day in 1954 … New Collegiate Dictionary
Armistice Day — noun the anniversary of the armistice of 11 November 1918, now replaced by Remembrance Sunday in the UK … English new terms dictionary
Armistice Day — Ar′mistice Day n. mil former name of Veterans Day • Etymology: 1918–19 … From formal English to slang
Armistice Day — /ˈaməstəs deɪ/ (say ahmuhstuhs day) noun → Remembrance Day … Australian English dictionary
Armistice Day — former name of Veterans Day. [1915 20] * * * … Universalium