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Remembrance Day

Syllabification: Re·mem·brance Day

Definition of Remembrance Day in English:

noun

2 another term for Remembrance Sunday.
Example sentences
  • On Remembrance Day the last post is followed by a period of silence, and then by the reveille - the day's first bugle-call - to symbolize death and resurrection.
  • On Anzac Day and on Remembrance Day, headmaster and chaplains gave solemn little talks based, quite often, on their own service; they were often ‘returned’ men.
  • Although many, busy in their commitments to the operation, were unable to attend, a modest crowd took the time to reflect on what Remembrance Day means to them.

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