alive day
 n.— «Sgt. Edward Wade, who has been traveling between his home in Chapel Hill, N.C., and Walter Reed for the two years since his “alive day”—what wounded soldiers call the day they didn’t die—was less fortunate.» —“Friday nights with the troops” by Kathleen Parker in Washington, D.C. Dallas Morning News (Texas) Mar. 16, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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