a day set aside in the U.S. to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military: now officially observed on the last Monday in May.
any of several days, as April 26, May 10, or June 3, similarly observed in various Southern states.
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- Formerly Dec·o·ra·tion Day .
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How to use Memorial Day in a sentence
“Our goal is to get back to normal by Memorial Day,” he said.Maryland lifting capacity restrictions on restaurants, entertainment venues | Ovetta Wiggins, Rebecca Tan, Rachel Chason | May 12, 2021 | Washington Post
“Memorial Day bookings are already up 50 percent over what they were last year and growing,” said Jon Gray, CEO of RVshare, a peer-to-peer RV rental marketplace.Planning an RV trip? Download these apps before you hit the road. | Anna Mazurek | April 22, 2021 | Washington Post
The water features in Yards and Canal parks will be operational by Memorial Day.What can I do in the D.C. area right now? Festivals, museums and restaurants are coming back. | Fritz Hahn | April 8, 2021 | Washington Post
With spring in full bloom and Memorial Day tantalizingly close, states at this time last year were drawing up schemes for reopening beaches and restaurants to at least a fraction of the original capacity.Is the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Working? We're Not Sure Yet | Chris Wilson | April 8, 2021 | Time
The National Basketball Association playoffs were played in the summer, and the Indianapolis 500 was raced in late August instead of Memorial Day in May.Golf’s Masters tournament breaks with tradition and so does a serious contender | Fred Bowen | November 12, 2020 | Washington Post
At the corresponding moment in the Obama administration, Memorial Day 2010, 108 nominees awaited action by the Senate.Debt Ceiling Deal May Be Struck, but the Crisis Is Not Over Yet | David Frum | October 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
This is something that we should think about on Memorial Day weekend.‘Something Happened to My Head. I Couldn’t Get Focused.’ | Dale Maharidge | May 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A comprehensive reform bill is expected to be introduced on June 3, after the House returns from Memorial Day weekend.The House of Representatives' Confusing 3-Headed Immigration Monster | Justin Green | May 20, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The North last launched a Taepodong-2 on April 5; it conducted its second nuclear test in the last three years on Memorial Day.
The woman was jogging along a path when someone attacked her around 1:15 p.m. on Memorial Day weekend.
Pretty near as good as the one you delivered last Memorial Day.The Flag | Homer Greene
This entertainment and Memorial Day, May 31, closed my work for this year.Sixty Years of California Song | Margaret Blake-Alverson
British Dictionary definitions for Memorial Day
a holiday in the United States, May 30th in most states, commemorating the servicemen killed in all American wars
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