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Armistice Day Line breaks: Ar¦mis|tice Day
Pronunciation: /ˈɑːmɪstɪsdeɪ/

Definition of Armistice Day in English:


The anniversary of the armistice of 11 November 1918, now replaced by Remembrance Sunday in the UK and Veterans Day in the US.
Example sentences
  • On Armistice Day itself I will be joined by the Vicar of Bolton on the Town Hall steps just before 11 am to mark a two-minute silence.
  • After Armistice Day, on 11 November 1918, the eight BWIR battalions in France and Italy were concentrated at Taranto in Italy to prepare for demobilisation.
  • This year Remembrance Sunday fell on the same day as Armistice Day - November 11, the date of the armistice at the end of World War I.
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