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Definition of Poppy Day from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Poppy Day

 
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the popular name for Remembrance Sunday, when many people in Britain wear plastic or paper poppies (= red flowers) in memory of the people who died in the two world wars. The poppies represent the real flowers that grew in the fields of France and Belgium, where many soldiers died. see also British Legion