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  1. Australia Daynoun

    26th January, Australia's National Day in commemoration of the foundation of the first settlement in 1788.

    Etymology: Australia + Day

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  1. Australia Day

    Australia Day is the official national day of Australia. Celebrated annually on 26 January, the date commemorates the arrival of the First Fleet at Sydney Cove, New South Wales in 1788 and the proclamation at that time of British sovereignty over the eastern seaboard of Australia. Although it was not known as Australia Day until over a century later, records of celebrations on 26 January date back to 1808, with the first official celebration of the formation of New South Wales held in 1818. It is marked by the presentation of the Australian of the Year Awards on Australia Day Eve, announcement of the Australia Day Honours list and addresses from the Governor-General and Prime Minister. It is an official public holiday in every state and territory of Australia, unless it falls on a weekend in which case the following Monday is a public holiday instead. With community festivals, concerts and citizenship ceremonies, the day is celebrated in large and small communities and cities around the nation. Australia Day has become the biggest annual civic event in Australia.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Australia Day in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Australia Day in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Australia Day in a Sentence

  1. Joe Williams:

    Celebrating Australia Day on January 26th is offensive, to celebrate an invasion which has seen our people dispossessed, displaced and oppressed for some 230 years, is plain offensive.

  2. Lizzie Jarrett:

    Until they abolish Australia Day then maybe Australia Day will be a bit quieter, at this moment, until this nation celebrates genocide, we will not be silent, we will not stop and we will keep coming.

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