Definition of Town Taking Day in English:

Town Taking Day

noun

historical
  • 4 December 1688, the day on which Hull was secured for William III (William of Orange) as part of the Glorious Revolution; the anniversary of this, formerly celebrated in Hull as a holiday.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in George Hadley (d. 1798), army officer in the East India Company and philologist. From town-taking + day.

Pronunciation

Town Taking Day

/ˈtaʊn ˌteɪkɪŋ ˌdeɪ/