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English noun: Thanksgiving

1. Thanksgiving (time) fourth Thursday in November in the United States; second Monday in October in Canada; commemorates a feast held in 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag

SynonymsThanksgiving Day

Broader (hypernym)feast day, fete day, legal holiday, national holiday, public holiday

Part meronymNov, November

2. thanksgiving (communication) a short prayer of thanks before a meal

SamplesTheir youngest son said grace.

Synonymsblessing, grace

Broader (hypernym)orison, petition, prayer

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