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English definition of “Thanksgiving”

Thanksgiving

noun [C, U]     /ˌθæŋksˈɡɪvɪŋ/
a holiday in the autumn in the US and Canada, when families have a big meal togetherSpecific holidays and festivalsReligious festivals
(Definition of Thanksgiving noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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