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Standard Definition

[n] the date on which an event occurred in some previous year

Synonyms

day of remembrance - (5 syllables)

Misc. Definitions

\An`ni*ver"sa*ry\, a. [L. anniversarius; annus year + vertere, versum, to turn: cf. F. anniversaire.] Returning with the year, at a stated time; annual; yearly; as, an anniversary feast. {Anniversary day} (R. C. Ch.). See {Anniversary}, n.,
2. {Anniversary week}, that week in the year in which the annual meetings of religious and benevolent societies are held in Boston and New York. [Eastern U. S.]
\An`ni*ver"sa*ry\, n.; pl. {Anniversaries}. [Cf. F. anniversaire.]
1. The annual return of the day on which any notable event took place, or is wont to be celebrated; as, the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
2. (R. C. Ch.) The day on which Mass is said yearly for the soul of a deceased person; the commemoration of some sacred event, as the dedication of a church or the consecration of a pope.
3. The celebration which takes place on an anniversary day. --Dryden.

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