evacuation day love

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the anniversary of the day on which the British army evacuated the city of New York, November 25, 1783.

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  • Ha ha ha!!! (or, I mean, "Oh, ha, ha, ha!")

    March 25, 2008

  • Also from the Wikipedia article, and pretty important: "Coincidentally, it is the same day as St. Patrick's Day."

    March 25, 2008

  • Gosh, you'd think they'd have come up with a better name by now. ;-)

    December 31, 2007

  • "March 17 in Suffolk County, Massachusetts is Evacuation Day, an official holiday commemorating the evacuation of the city (which was a town at the time) of Boston by British forces during the American Revolutionary War. Evacuation Day is also observed in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Somerville, Massachusetts."
    - Wikipedia

    December 30, 2007