from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. November 11, formerly observed in the United States in commemoration of the signing of the armistice ending World War I in 1918. Since 1954 it has been incorporated into the observances of Veterans Day.
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- n. a legal holiday in the United States; formerly Armistice Day but called Veterans' Day since 1954
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“Well, sir,” said Mr. Swain, a stout man of the older type of driver, “you was wanting to know if anybody picked up an old gent in Portman Square the day before Armistice Day rahnd abaht the afternoon.
For Okuda’s Armistice Day statements, see Honolulu Star-Bulletin, November 11, 1940, byline by Lawrence Nakatsuka; also FBI file 65-414-30.
Anything that had happened at the Bellona Club on Armistice Day was of interest to him.