Memorial Day

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Memorial Day

  1. (US) A federal holiday honoring fallen soldiers, sailors, and other servicemen observed on the last Monday in May.
  2. (Newfoundland) A provincial holiday held in July 1 in Newfoundland and Labrador commemorating the fallen members of the Newfoundland Regiment during the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel in World War I.
  3. (uncommon) Synonym of Tomb Sweeping Day, a Chinese holiday.