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Disney drops bid to trademark Day of Dead name

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Disney has dropped an effort to trademark ‘‘Dia de los Muertos,’’ the name of the traditional ‘‘Day of the Dead’’ holiday celebrated by millions in Mexico and the United States.

The company said Tuesday that it was withdrawing a trademark request it made on May 1.

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