Thanksgiving (Day) Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Thanksgiving (Day)noun [C usually singular]

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a ​publicholiday 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 ​collectedcrops for the first ​time in ​their new ​country
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