(In the US) a day on which those who died on active service are remembered, usually the last Monday in May.
- Today, he was remembered during a Memorial Day gathering of family and friends in Texas.
- Over Memorial Day weekend we gathered for our first and, I suspect, only reunion.
- From the first Memorial Day in 1868, the day set aside to honour our war dead has become a national holiday.
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