Associations to the word «Thanksgiving»

Wiktionary

THANKSGIVING, proper noun. (Canada) (US) Thanksgiving Day, celebrated on the second Monday of October in Canada, and on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States.
THANKSGIVING, proper noun. (Canada) (US) The long weekend which includes Thanksgiving Day: Thanksgiving weekend.
THANKSGIVING, noun. An expression of gratitude.
THANKSGIVING, noun. A short prayer said at meals; grace, a benediction.
THANKSGIVING, noun. A public celebration in acknowledgement of divine favour.
THANKSGIVING DAY, noun. (Canada) A holiday, originally to give thanks to God for the harvest, celebrated annually on the second Monday of October.
THANKSGIVING DAY, noun. (US) A holiday, originally to give thanks to God and to commemorate the feast held by the Pilgrim colonists, celebrated annually on the fourth Thursday of November.

Dictionary definition

THANKSGIVING, noun. Fourth Thursday in November in the United States; second Monday in October in Canada; commemorates a feast held in 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag.
THANKSGIVING, noun. A short prayer of thanks before a meal; "their youngest son said grace".

Wise words

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act upon them?
Dhammapada