Definition of Remembrance Sunday in English:

Remembrance Sunday

Syllabification: Re·mem·brance Sun·day


  • (In the UK) the Sunday nearest to November 11, when those who were killed in World War I and World War II and later conflicts are commemorated.
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    • Meanwhile, three of the handful of surviving World War I veterans led the Remembrance Sunday march-past at the Cenotaph in London - and two of them were Navy men.
    • On Remembrance Sunday, the congregation stands, heads bowed, while the names are read out.
    • Unlike the conventional Remembrance Sunday services, however, the event is intended to be a celebration, showing gratitude to those who lived through the war years, as well as hope for peace in the future.

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