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"Veterans Day" in British English

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Veterans Daynoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​legalholiday on 11 ​November in the US and Canada, when ​peoplehonourmembers of ​theircountries' ​armedforces who have ​fought in ​wars
(Definition of Veterans Day from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Veterans Daynoun [C]

 us   /ˈvet̬·ər·ənz ˌdeɪ, ˈve·trənz/
a ​legalholiday on ​November 11, or the day nearest ​November 11 that is not a ​Saturday or ​Sunday, in ​honor of ​members of the ​armedforces who ​fought for the US in ​wars
(Definition of Veterans Day from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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