Thanksgiving Meaning and Definition
What is the definition Thanksgiving? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Related sentences, Synonyms, How to pronounce? Antonyms, Words starting with Thanksgiving, Derivations, Words ending with Thanksgiving, Example sentences and more...
How to pronounce: θæŋksˈgɪvɪŋ
1. The expression of gratitude, especially to God.
Example sentences: "He offered prayers in thanksgiving for his safe arrival"
2. (in North America) an annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal including turkey. The holiday commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621, and is held in the US on the fourth Thursday in November. A similar holiday is held in Canada, usually on the second Monday in October.
Example sentences: "Thanksgiving dinner"
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