Veterans Day[vĕtˈər-ənz, vĕtˈrənz]
Veterans Day definition by Webster's New World
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a legal holiday in the U.S. honoring all veterans of the armed forces: observed (except 1971-77) on Armistice Day
Veterans Day definition by American Heritage Dictionary
November 11, observed in the United States in honor of veterans of the armed services and in commemoration of the armistice that ended World War I in 1918. In 1954 it was renamed from Armistice Day and given the added significance of honoring veterans.