from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The Sunday closest to November 11, observed in Canada and Great Britain in commemoration of those killed in the World Wars.
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- proper n. The Sunday closest to November 11, observed in commemoration of the fallen in the two World Wars.
- proper n. November 11, a federal holiday observed in commemoration of the fallen in the two World Wars and the Korean War.
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- n. the Sunday nearest to November 11 when those who died in World War I and World War II are commemorated
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Blomberg spoke for all in his speech at the German Heroes Remembrance Day celebrations on 17th March, 1935: