Sorry Day


Sorry Day
/ˈsɒri deɪ/ (say 'soree day)

noun
26 May, a day designated in Australia for the community to acknowledge the impact of the past practice of the forced removal of Indigenous children from their families; first held in 1998.
Also, National Sorry Day.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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