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noun [C/U]  /ˌθæŋksˈɡɪv·ɪŋ/ ( also Thanksgiving Day) us  
a national holiday on the fourth Thursday in November in the US and on the second Monday in October in Canada, when families get together for a big meal and express their appreciation for life, health, etc.
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