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  1. Veterans Day(ProperNoun)

    The United States national holiday in honor of veterans past and present.

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  1. Veterans Day

    Veterans Day is an official United States holiday which honors people who have served in armed service also known as veterans. It is a federal holiday that is observed on November 11. It coincides with other holidays such as Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, which are celebrated in other parts of the world and also mark the anniversary of the end of World War I. Veterans Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day; Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans, while Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving. Most sources spell Veterans as a simple plural without a possessive apostrophe.

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