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noun [countable/uncountable] Thanksgiving pronunciation in American English /ˈθæŋksˌɡɪvɪŋ/
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singularThanksgiving Day
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  1. in the U.S., the fourth Thursday in November, and in Canada, the second Monday in October, when families have a special meal, traditionally to celebrate all the things that they are grateful for
    Will you be seeing your family on Thanksgiving?
    a Thanksgiving dinner
    1. a.
      in the U.S., the holiday period of four or five days that includes this day
      Are you going home for Thanksgiving?

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