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Dominion Day

Syllabification: Do·min·ion Day

Definition of Dominion Day in English:

noun

Former name for July 1, a national holiday observed in Canada to commemorate the formation of the Dominion in 1867. Since 1982, it has been known as Canada Day.
Example sentences
  • Canada's most important national holiday is Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) on July 1.
  • This date was established by statute as Dominion Day which was changed in 1982 to Canada Day.
  • This used to be called Dominion Day when I was growing up.

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