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class day

noun, (sometimes initial capital letter)
a day during the commencement season on which the members of the graduating class in U.S. colleges and schools celebrate the completion of their course with special ceremonies.
Origin of class day
An Americanism dating back to 1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I've had ever since class day to think it over, and it—came to a climax yesterday.

    April Hopes William Dean Howells

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