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  1. the day or the anniversary of the day of a person's death.
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Origin of deathday

before 900; Middle English deth day, Old English deothdæge. See death, day
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  • Who crowns his bust with laurels, or celebrates his birthday and his deathday with solemn festivals and pompous panegyrics?

    Renaissance in Italy, Volume 2 (of 7)

    John Addington Symonds