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Thanksgivingnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌθæŋksˈɡɪv·ɪŋ/ also Thanksgiving Day

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.

(Definition of “Thanksgiving” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)