anniversary anniversary  /ˌæ nə ˈvɜr sə ri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)

Usage(s):

  1. On the evening of the anniversary of the attacks, memorials take shape in Pennsylvania, New York and Washington.
  2. PTI's list of the most notorious crimes of the past century, coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the Lindbergh kidnapping.
  3. On the one year anniversary America remembers the historic attacks with ceremonies in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania.

News

  1. Anniversary: Joseph and Grace Gonsalves.

    Mr. and Mrs. Gonsalves — Joseph Jack and Grace Gonsalves, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 6, 2013 with a dinner at Cotali Mar.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Standard-Times

  2. Anniversary: Robert and Georgiana Amancio

    Mr. and Mrs. Amancio — Robert and Georgiana Amancio of North Dartmouth, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 4, 2013 with a renewal of their vows at Immaculate Conception Church, followed by a luncheon at Century House and a cruise on the...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Standard-Times

  3. Anniversary: Les and Aldean Wake

    Les and Aldean Wake of Crescent City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday with a ceremony at 3 p.m. at Northside Baptist Church, 120 E. Washington Blvd. The couple was married June 22, 1963, at the United Methodist Church in Ukiah during a candlelight ceremony. They have three daughters: Stacey Navarre of Arcata, Lisa Hardy of Crescent City, and Sabrina Wake of Visalia. Friends ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Daily Triplicate

Quotes

  1. "It's a double celebration," said Cranston. "It's my 21st anniversary today. However, when I turned to my wife and said, 'Is being nominated enough of an anniversary present for you?' And she said, 'No.' I went, 'OK. I'll be right back.' We...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Bryan Cranston Source: The Canadian Press

  2. "It is sad that President Bush would use a speech to the Knesset on the 60th anniversary of Israel's independence to launch a false political attack," Obama said in a statement. "Instead of tough talk and no action, we need to do what...
    on May 15, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

  3. "Israel will be celebrating its 120th anniversary as one of the world's great democracies, a secure and flourishing homeland for the Jewish people," Bush said. "The Palestinian people will have the homeland they have long dreamed of and...
    on May 15, 2006 By: President Bush Source: 940 News

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