Definition of Decoration Day in English:

Decoration Day

Line breaks: Dec¦or|ation Day

noun

US
  • another term for Memorial Day.
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    • Martin Milmore's Roxbury Soldiers' Monument, also called the Citizen Soldier, was dedicated on the first Decoration Day in 1868.
    • The first Decoration Day took place on May 30, 1868 at Arlington national cemetery under the order of General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic.
    • Decoration Day was the original name for the holiday now known as Memorial Day.

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