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On Veterans Day, I can't help think of my uncles who volunteered for the service after fleeing a brutal regime in the Dominican Republic. They hadn't been in America long, but they were already so grateful for its opportunities that they were eager to serve.
Thomas Perez

Meaning of "Veterans Day" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF VETERANS DAY

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VETERANS DAY

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Veterans Day is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES VETERANS DAY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Veterans Day is an official United States holiday that honors people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, 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.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VETERANS DAY

Vesuvio
Vesuvius
vet
vet.
vetch
vetchling
vetchy
veteran
veteran car
Veterans Administration

WORDS THAT END LIKE VETERANS DAY

Christmas Day
Columbus Day
Father´s Day
Guy Fawkes Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Lammas Day
Last Day
Lord´s Day
May Day
Memorial Day
Midsummer´s Day
Mother´s Day
New Year´s Day
Orangeman´s Day
Saint Patrick´s Day
Saint Swithin´s Day
Saint Valentine´s Day
Thanksgiving Day
the Lord´s Day

Synonyms and antonyms of Veterans Day in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Veterans Day» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VETERANS DAY

Find out the translation of Veterans Day to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Veterans Day from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Veterans Day» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

退伍军人节
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Día de los Veteranos
570 millions of speakers

English

Veterans Day
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बुजुर्ग दिवस
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

يوم المحاربين القدامى
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

День ветеранов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Dia dos Veteranos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভেটেরান্স দিন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Journée des anciens combattants
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hari Veteran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Veteranen-Tag
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

退役軍人の日
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

재향 군인의 날
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dina Veteran
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngày Cựu chiến binh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

படைவீரர் தினம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वृद्ध दिन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gaziler Günü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Veterans Day
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Dzień weteranów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

день ветеранів
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Ziua Veteranilor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ημέρα Βετεράνων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Veterane Dag
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Veterans Day
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Veterans Day
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Veterans Day

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VETERANS DAY»

The term «Veterans Day» is quite widely used and occupies the 49.711 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VETERANS DAY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Veterans Day

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5 QUOTES WITH «VETERANS DAY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Veterans Day.
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John Doolittle
This year's Veterans Day celebration is especially significant as our country remains committed to fighting the War on Terror and as brave men and women are heroically defending our homeland.
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Nick Lampson
But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present.
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Dan Lipinski
On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.
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Thomas Perez
On Veterans Day, I can't help think of my uncles who volunteered for the service after fleeing a brutal regime in the Dominican Republic. They hadn't been in America long, but they were already so grateful for its opportunities that they were eager to serve.
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Charles B. Rangel
Honoring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VETERANS DAY»

Discover the use of Veterans Day in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Veterans Day and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Veterans Day
Introduces Veterans Day, explaining the historical events behind it, how it became a holiday, and how it is observed.
Mir Tamim Ansary, 2006
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Veterans Day
Explains the history of Veterans Day and why it is observed, and suggests ways of honoring veterans on this special day, such as flying the flag, attending parades, buying poppies, and visiting hospitals.
Jacqueline S. Cotton, 2002
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Veterans Day
This book introduces readers to what it means to celebrate Veterans Day, and shows them why this holiday is so special.
Rebecca Rissman, 2010
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Veterans Day
Explains why and how we celebrate Veterans Day.
Robin Nelson, 2006
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Veterans Day
Introduces Veterans Day, explains who veterans are, and describes the ways in which Americans honor those who served their country.
Connor Dayton, 2012
6
Granddad Bud: A Veterans Day Story
When a young boy's great-grandfather comes to his school to talk about Veterans Day, The boy is unsure what to expect. Why exactly do we celebrate Veterans Day - and will his classmates be interested in what Granddad Bud has to say?
Sharon Ferry, 2010
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Celebrating Veterans Day
"Read about our war heroes and how we celebrate and honor them with a special day"--Provided by publisher.
Elaine Landau, 2012
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Veterans Day
Veterans Day is a time to honor the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Young readers will learn about the soldiers this holiday celebrates and how the occasion is marked across the country on November 11th.
Robert Walker, 2010
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What Is Veterans Day?
"An introduction to Veterans Day with an easy activity"--Provided by publisher.
Elaine Landau, 2011
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The Veterans Day Visitor
Second-grader Emily worries that her grandfather, who has narcolepsy, will fall asleep when he visits her class to talk about Veterans Day.
Pamela Schembri, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VETERANS DAY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Veterans Day is used in the context of the following news items.
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Why Memorial Day is often confused with Veterans Day (but shouldn …
Veterans Day and Memorial Day have different histories. The first official observance of Memorial Day was May 28, 1868, when flowers were placed on the ... «Washington Post, May 15»
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98-Year-Old Vet Dresses In Uniform One Last Time On Veterans
"I could see him breathing, and I leaned down and I looked at him and I said, 'Happy Veterans Day. Thank you for your service,'" Camp told the outlet. «Huffington Post, Nov 14»
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Vets can make out with several freebies on Veterans Day
Let's say you're a veteran with lots of free time — and big ambitions to rake in plenty of pay-back for your service to your country. Well, some of America's biggest ... «USA TODAY, Nov 14»
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Veterans Day ceremonies held throughout D.C. region
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel joined a Veterans Day ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall to pay tribute to U.S. service members. «WJLA, Nov 14»
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Veterans Day Freebies 2014: Full List Of Restaurants Offering Free …
Veterans Day 2014 On Tuesday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day, restaurants will pay tribute to veterans and those currently in active duty by giving away free food. «International Business Times, Nov 14»
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VA secretary: Happy Veterans Day, 'largest restructuring' of VA …
On the eve of Veterans Day, new Secretary of Veteran Affairs Robert McDonald said that “the largest restructuring in the department's history is under way” and ... «Washington Post, Nov 14»
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Why is Veterans Day 2014 on Tuesday? Holiday history and more
Americans will celebrate Veterans Day Tuesday, honoring those who have served their country. But have you ever wondered why we celebrate the holiday on a ... «AL.com, Nov 14»
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GUNNED DOWN: Army veteran celebrating return from Afghanistan …
This, just two days before Veterans Day. Authorities say Francisco Garcia was gunned down on a sidewalk as family members and friends attempted to move the ... «fox6now.com, Nov 14»
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Veterans Day challenges for commuters, concert-goers
Veterans Day, a federal holiday that doesn't necessarily mean a day off for private employees, can be a difficult one for commuters. Because hundreds of ... «Washington Post, Nov 14»
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Why Is Veterans Day 2014 On Tuesday This Year? A Brief History Of …
Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts carry photographs of World War II veterans as they march in the New York City Veterans Day parade on Fifth Avenue Nov. 11, 2013. «International Business Times, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Veterans Day [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/veterans-day>. Oct 2020 ».
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