General Thanksgiving a form of thanksgiving in the Book of Common Prayer.
Thanksgiving Day (in North America) an annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal including turkey. The holiday commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrim Fathers in 1621, and is held in the US on the fourth Thursday in November. A similar holiday is held in Canada, usually on the second Monday in October.
Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Judaism and Jewish Studies.