In the UK, national day of remembrance for those killed in both world wars and later conflicts, on the second Sunday of November. In Canada 11 November is Remembrance Day. The US equivalent is Veterans Day.
Remembrance Sunday is observed by a two-minute silence at the time of the signature of the armistice with Germany that ended World War I: 11:00 am, 11 November 1918 (although since 1956 the day of commemoration has been the Sunday). There are ceremonies at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London, and elsewhere. ‘Flanders poppies’, symbolic of the blood shed, are sold in aid of war invalids and their dependants.
The day on which the British remember the dead of World Wars I and II and subsequent conflicts. From 1919 to 1945 it was named Armistice Day...
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U.S. holiday celebrated on November 11, honouring veterans of the U.S. armed forces and those killed in battle. Originally called Armistice Day, it