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Veterans Day Syllabification: Vet·er·ans Day

Definition of Veterans Day in English:


A public holiday held on the anniversary of the end of World War I (November 11) to honor US veterans and victims of all wars. It replaced Armistice Day in 1954.
Example sentences
  • I was going to give a Veterans Day speech in Westchester at 11:00.
  • Be Good, Smile Pretty will be aired nationally by PBS on November 11, Veterans Day.
  • Regular speeches in this series cover Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day, Army Birthday / Flag Day, Independence Day and Veterans Day.

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