TEM4 考 研 CET6
- thanksgiving (n.)
- 1530s, "the giving of thanks," from thanks (n.) + present participle of give (v.). In the specific sense of "public celebration acknowledging divine favors" thanksgiving dates from 1630s (the first one in America was held October 1621 by Plymouth Colony Pilgrims in appreciation of assistance from members of the Massasoit tribe and celebration of the first harvest); though Thanksgiving Day itself is not attested until 1670s.
- 1. The Colonel bowed his head and whispered a prayer of thanksgiving.
- 2. It's going to be the most magnificent Thanksgiving dinner we ever had.
- 3. Pumpkin pie is a traditional American dish served on Thanksgiving.
- 4. We always eat turkey on Thanksgiving.
- 5. It's traditional in America to eat turkey on Thanksgiving Day.
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