Dominion Day


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Dominion Day

n.
The former name for Canada Day.
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Dominion Day

n
the former name for Canada Day
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Can′ada Day`


n.
a Canadian national holiday, July 1, celebrating the formation of the Dominion on July 1, 1867.
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Noun1.Dominion Day - a legal holiday in Canada commemorating receiving Dominion status in 1867
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
legal holiday, national holiday, public holiday - authorized by law and limiting work or official business
July - the month following June and preceding August
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DOMINION DAY IN NEW ZEALAND 1580: Sir Francis Drake arrived in Plymouth in the Golden Hind - originally the Pelican - after 33 months as the first Englishman to circumnavigate the world.
DOMINION DAY IN NEW ZEALAND 1580: Sir Francis Drake arrived back in Plymouth in the Golden Hind - originally the Pelican - after 33 months, to make him the first Englishman to circumnavigate the world.
The unit also acquitted itself admirably at Dominion Day sporting competitions.
In order to commemorate this historic event, Canada Day was first established in 1879 as was originally known as 'Dominion Day'.
The national holiday, previously known as Dominion Day, became Canada Day after Canada Act was passed in 1982, allowing the country's complete sovereignty from British rule.
Formerly known as Dominion Day, Canada Day commemorates the union of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Province of Canada into one country on July 1, 1867.
It continues to be Dominion Day, in my view: the patriotic anniversary of my own country.
Towns along the CPR line, such as Medicine Hat and Canmore, held regular competitions and in many places the game was a popular Dominion Day event.
TOUR Gar y Numan The songs are This Wreckage, Bombers, Berserker, Call Out The Dogs, Warriors and Dominion Day. Gary's looking for ideas, however abstract, that illustrate the tracks via the on-stage projection screen as part of the show and don't include images of him.
We didn't realize that July 4 was not a holiday in Canada; a sympathetic customs official explained that July 1, though, was Dominion Day. Going through customs was easy; we merely gave our ages and birthplaces and our destination.

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