from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun November 5, observed in England to commemorate the foiling of the attempt led by Guy Fawkes in 1605 to blow up the king and members of Parliament in retaliation for increasing repression of Roman Catholics in England.
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- noun day for the celebration of the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot
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