Definition for anniversary

noun as in yearly observance, celebration

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As you know by now, Disrupt is going completely virtual for its 10th anniversary.

The anniversary’s coinciding with the Democratic National Convention raises the issue of political tactics.

From Fortune

Halfpenny and two coauthors also present that data, and those stories, in a 2020 book celebrating the 25th anniversary of howling as the trailers arrived.

We’ll be taking a deeper look at that coverage as we approach the 100th anniversary of the magazine.

Two days after the 81st anniversary of Accra’s most destructive earthquake, three earth tremors in under 10 minutes shook the sleeping city on Thurs.

From Quartz

In 1995, Myerson made a point not to attend the 75th anniversary of the Miss America pageant.

Liu was nearing the 20th anniversary of his arrival in America, having landed from China on Christmas Eve, 1994, at the age of 12.

It is anniversary that will go largely unacknowledged, like so much else about the history of the event.

This year will represent the 20th anniversary of the first Running of the Santas.

The coming anniversary is marked by little stickers that say “We remember” or “We are human too,” but little else.

But perhaps, since you are Americans and have come a long way, he may admit you on this special anniversary.

The citizens of Halifax, Nova Scotia, celebrated the 108th anniversary of the settlement of that place.

The duke of Wellington attacked by a mob in the streets of Londonthe anniversary of his victory at Waterloo.

A few days ago a great festival took place at Mannheim, on the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of Beethovens birth.

The church of Smyrna celebrated the anniversary of their martyred bishops passion with joy and gladness as his natal day.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to anniversary, such as: ceremony, commemoration, festival, holiday, jubilee, and recurrence.

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