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Australia Day

noun
  1. a legal holiday in Australia, the first Monday after January 25, commemorating the landing of the British in 1788.
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Formerly Foundation Day.
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Australia Day

noun
  1. a public holiday in Australia, commemorating the landing of the British in 1788: observed on the first Monday after Jan 26
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