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  1. thanksgiving

    • IPA[ˌθaŋksˈɡɪvɪŋ]

    英式

    • n.
      the expression of gratitude, especially to God;(in North America) an annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal. The holiday commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrim Fathers 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
    • noun: thanksgiving, plural noun: thanksgivings

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    • 1. the expression of gratitude, especially to God he offered prayers in thanksgiving for his safe arrival he described the service as a thanksgiving
    • 2. (in North America) an annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal. The holiday commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrim Fathers 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 families gather for Thanksgiving I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving
    • n.
      a form of thanksgiving in the Book of Common Prayer or the Alternative Service Book.

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˌTHaNGksˈɡiviNG]

    美式

    • n.
      the expression of gratitude, especially to God: he offered prayers in thanksgiving for his safe arrival he described the service as a thanksgiving

    Oxford American Dictionary