Canada Day


noun

a Canadian national holiday celebrated on July 1, in commemoration of the formation of the Dominion on July 1, 1867.

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Formerly Dominion Day.
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British Dictionary definitions for Canada Day

Canada Day

noun

(in Canada) July 1, the anniversary of the day in 1867 when Canada became the first British colony to receive dominion status: a bank holidayFormer name: Dominion Day
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