Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of Republic Day in English:
The day on which the foundation of a republic is commemorated, in particular (in India) 26 January.
- Proclamation of the Republic Day on October 23 commemorates the 1956 uprising against the Communist regime.
- This is probably due to the fact that the defacers try to coincide the defacements with Indian Republic Day and Independence Day.
- In addition to universal celebrations like International New Year's Day, Asian Indians celebrate India's day of independence from the British on August 15 and Republic Day on January 26.
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