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Thanks·giv·ing [or] thanks·giv·ing

Thanksgiving [or] thanksgiving

 
pronunciation:
thaengks gI vIng
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (lower case) the act or expression of being thankful.
Let us offer thanksgiving for the aid our town received after the flood.
definition 2: a U.S. holiday held on the fourth Thursday in November. On Thanksgiving, Americans remember the good harvest of the Pilgrims in 1621 and show thanks for what they have now; Thanksgiving Day.
Turkey and cranberry sauce are Thanksgiving traditions.
 
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