Definition of Anzac Day in English:

Anzac Day


  • (in Australia and New Zealand) the day on which the Anzac landing at Gallipoli in 1915 is annually commemorated, 25 April.

    • ‘Soldiers will have the chance to stand on the hallowed grounds of Gallipoli this Anzac Day by winning an essay competition.’
    • ‘I had come, I told him, to wander around Turkey and then to attend the Anzac Day commemorations in Gallipoli.’
    • ‘Community members, young and old, braved an early morning rise to help commemorate Anzac Day in Geraldton yesterday.’
    • ‘Two years ago, 15,000 people attended the Anzac Day service at Ari Burnu near the original Australian landing.’
    • ‘Each Anzac Day these children place poppies on the graves of the allied soldiers.’
    • ‘Reminiscing: former army reserves captain Lou Reid commemorated Anzac Day in Geraldton.’
    • ‘Five years ago retired seaman, Bill Langlois, led the official Anzac Day march through Sydney's CBD.’
    • ‘So high was the toll of death and injury that Anzac Day is still a public holiday in Australia and New Zealand.’
    • ‘Today Australia celebrates the Anzac Day, our equivalent of Remembrance Day.’
    • ‘The march will proceed down Molesworth Street to the cenotaph for the commemorative Anzac Day service.’
    • ‘This Anzac Day, it is important that we also think of those Australians who continue to follow in the footsteps of the original Anzacs.’
    • ‘Another Anzac Day has passed, but lest we forget will be with us throughout the year.’
    • ‘The court case was brought forward to the Friday before the Anzac Day weekend.’
    • ‘It is commemorated on Anzac Day and in war memorials.’
    • ‘Increasingly Anzac Day was regarded as an appropriate day on which to debate defence and war related issues.’
    • ‘As Anzac Day dawns this year, it might be time for a new pledge.’
    • ‘A reminder that double demerit points continue on the roads over the Anzac Day weekend.’
    • ‘On Anzac Day, Gordon was joined by his six sons, who watched an emotional service in Lismore, along with a large crowd.’
    • ‘Probably the most significant national secular celebration is Anzac Day on 25 April.’
    • ‘On Anzac Day we commemorated the sacrifices made by our veterans.’