Definition of Bloody Sunday in English:

Bloody Sunday

proper noun

  • 1(in Northern Ireland) 30 January 1972, when British troops shot dead thirteen marchers in Londonderry who were protesting against the government's policy of internment.

  • 2(in Britain) 13 November 1887, when police violently broke up a socialist demonstration in Trafalgar Square, London, against the British government's Irish policy.

  • 3(in Russia) 9 January 1905 (22 January in the New Style calendar), when troops attacked and killed hundreds of unarmed workers who had gathered in St Petersburg to present a petition to the tsar.

Pronunciation

Bloody Sunday

/blʌdiˈsʌndeɪ/