Submit a Poem
Get Your Premium Membership

Memorial Day - Definition

The definition of: Memorial Day is below.
There are 5 syllables in the word Memorial Day.
What rhymes with Memorial Day?

See poems containing the word: Memorial Day

Definition of: Memorial Day

Link to this Memorial Day definition/page:


Standard Definition

[n] U.S., last Monday in May; commemorates the members of the United States armed forces who were killed in war


Decoration Day - (5 syllables)

Misc. Definitions

\Me*mo"ri*al Day\ A day, May 30, appointed for commemorating, by decorating their graves with flowers, by patriotic exercises, etc., the dead soldiers and sailors who served the Civil War (1861-65) in the United States; Decoration Day. It is a legal holiday in most of the States. In the Southern States, the Confederate Memorial Day is: May 30 in Virginia; April 26 in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi; May 10 in North Carolina and South Carolina; the second Friday in May in Tennessee; June 3 in Louisiana. [U. S.]