HyperDic: thanksgiving

English > 2 senses of the word Thanksgiving / thanksgiving:
NOUNtimeThanksgiving, Thanksgiving Dayfourth Thursday in November in the United States
communicationthanksgiving, grace, blessinga short prayer of thanks before a meal / meal
Thanksgiving / thanksgiving > pronunciation
Soundsthae.ngksgih'vihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > Thanksgiving: 2 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningFourth 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.
SynonymThanksgiving Day
Part ofNovember, NovThe month following October and preceding December
Broaderfeast day, fete dayA day designated for feasting
legal holiday, national holiday, public holidayauthorized by law and limiting work or official business
Spanishacción de gracias, Día de Acción de Gracias
Catalanacció de gràcies, dia d'acció de gràcies
English > thanksgiving: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA short prayer of thanks before a meal / meal.
Synonymsgrace, blessing
Broaderprayer, petition, orisonreverent petition to a deity
Spanishacción de gracias, bendición, gracia, gracias
Catalanacció de gràcies, benedicció

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