An anniversary is a day that commemorates or celebrates a past event that occurred on the same date of the year as the initial event. For example, the first event is the initial occurrence or, if planned, the inaugural of the event. One year later would be the first anniversary of that event. The word was first used for Catholic feasts to commemor...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anniversary
• (a.) Returning with the year, at a stated time; annual; yearly; as, an anniversary feast. • (n.) 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. • (n.) The celebration which takes place on an anniversary day. • (n.) The day...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/anniversary/
day of remembrance noun
the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
Plural form: anniversaries. A day when you remember something special that happened on the same date in an earlier year.
Example: My wedding anniversary is on the 16th May.
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`Anniversary` is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. It was first published in the March 1959 issue of Amazing Stories and subsequently appeared in the collections Asimov`s Mysteries (1968) and The Best of Isaac Asimov (1973). The story was written to mark the twentieth anniversary of Asimov`s first published story,...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anniversary_(short_story)
[ Latin anniversarius
year + vertere
, to turn: confer French anniversaire
.] Returning with the year, at a stated time; annual; yearly; as, an anniversary
feast. Anniversary day (R. C. Ch.)
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anniversary 1. A date that is observed on an annual basis because it is the same date as an important event in a past year; such as, the date of someone's wedding. 2. A celebration or other commemorative ritual marking the date of an important event. 3. Etymology: from Latin anniversarius, 'returning annually', from annus, 'year' + versus; past p...
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Returning with the year, at a stated time; annual; yearly; as, an anniversary feast. Anniversary day . See Anniversary. Anniversary week, that week in the year in which the annual meetings of religious and benevolent societies are held in Boston and new York. ... Origin: L. Anniversarius; annus year + vertere, versum, to turn: cf. F. Anniversaire.
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[n] - the date on which an event occurred in some previous year
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