Pan American Day

Pan American Day
a day celebrating political and economic unity among American countries
Syn: ↑April 14
Hypernyms: ↑day
Part Holonyms: ↑April, ↑Apr

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Pan American Day,
April 14, a day observed by more than 20 American republics to commemorate the date of founding of the Pan American Union in 1890: »

Pan American Day serves as a reminder of the independence of the American nations and of their cooperation with one another (Elizabeth Hough Sechrist).

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