MEMORIAL DAY noun
Definition of Memorial Day (noun)
- a day, observed on the last Monday in May, for remembering and honoring persons who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces
- "On Memorial Day, many people visit cemeteries and memorials to honor those who have died in military service."
- "Parades and barbecues are common activities associated with Memorial Day celebrations."
- "Memorial Day is often considered the unofficial start of summer in the United States."
- synonyms: Decoration Day
Source: Princeton University Wordnet