Definition of VE day in English:

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VE day

noun

The day (8 May) marking the Allied victory in Europe in 1945.
Example sentences
  • Her journey was to mark the 60th anniversary of VE day, and her ship's company attended numerous ceremonies commemorating the Allied success.
  • Weeks before the end of the war Mr Martin was given leave and celebrated VE day with the family of his best friend, Stanley, who served in the Navy.
  • At St Catherine's Residential Care Home in Horwich residents rolled back the years with wartime songs to mark VE day.

Origin

VE, abbreviation of Victory in Europe.

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