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Thanksgiving (Day)

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a public holiday and celebration, held on the fourth Thursday of November in the US and on the second Monday of October in Canada, to remember the thanks that the people who first came from Europe gave to God when they collected crops for the first time in their new country
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