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Definition of Anniversary

Anniversary

  1. Returning with the year, at a stated time; annual; yearly; as, an anniversary feast.
  2. The annual return of the day on which any notable event took place, or is wont to be celebrated; as, the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
  3. The day on which Mass is said yearly for the soul of a deceased person; the commemoration of some sacred event, as the dedication of a church or the consecration of a pope.
  4. The celebration which takes place on an anniversary day.

Anniversary Quotations

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Paul Sweeney

Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.
Marilyn Monroe

The heart of marriage is memories; and if the two of you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns, then your marriage is a gift from the gods.
Bill Cosby

We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
W. Somerset Maugham

You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.
Pope John Paul II
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Anniversary Translations

anniversary in Dutch is herdenkingsdag, gedenkdag, verjaardag
anniversary in French is anniversaire
anniversary in German is Jahrestag
anniversary in Italian is anniversario, compleano
anniversary in Spanish is aniversario
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