National Grandparents Day

Life Style / Holiday / National Grandparents Day: The first Sunday after Labor Day has been declared National Grandparents Day in the United States. The proclamation for the holiday was signed by President Jimmy Carter in 1978. The September date was chosen to signify the 'autumn years' of life. The holiday has three purposes: To honor grandparents everywhere. To give grandparents an opportunity to show love for their children's children. To help children become aware of the strength, information and guidance older people can offer.

Other Words for Day

Day Verb Synonyms: daytime, daylight, broad daylight, light of day
Day Noun Synonyms: time, hour, age, period, era, epoch, date, prime, heyday, lifetime
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Other Words for National

National Adjective Synonyms: nationwide, country-wide, state, governmental, civil, public, popular, federal
National Noun Synonyms: nationalistic, nationalist, patriotic, jingoistic, chauvinistic
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National Insurance

Business / Debt / National Insurance: A form of taxation, payable by employees, employers and the self employed, which is notionally to fund state benefits including pensions, sickness, unemployment and maternity. It is part of the state' MORE

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Health / Massage / National Institutes of Health (NIH): The NIH is an important U.S. health agency. It is devoted to medical research. Administratively under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the NIH consists of 20-some separate Institutes MORE

National Hurricane Center (NHC)

Science / Weather / National Hurricane Center (NHC): A branch of the Tropical Prediction Center, it is the office of the National Weather Service that is responsible for tracking and forecasting tropical cyclones over the North Atlantic, Caribbean, Gulf MORE

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