Definition of Labor day

1. Noun. First Monday in September in the United States and Canada.

Generic synonyms: Legal Holiday, National Holiday, Public Holiday
Group relationships: Sep, Sept, September



Definition of Labor day

1. Noun. (American English) The holiday marking the unofficial end of summer, held on the first Monday in September. ¹

2. Noun. Annual holiday held May 1 to celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Labor Day

Laal
Labadism
Labadist
Labadists
Laban
Laband's syndrome
Labanotation
Labarraque's solution
Labbe's neurocirculatory syndrome
Labbe's triangle
Labbe's vein
Lablab purpureus
Labonte
Labor
Labor Day
Labor Days
Labor Department
Labor Party
Labor Secretary
Labour
Labour Party
Labourite
Labourites
Labradoodle
Labradoodles
Labrador
Labrador-Ungava Peninsula
Labrador Peninsula
Labrador Sea

Literary usage of Labor day

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1. Holy-days and Holidays: A Treasury of Historical Material, Sermons in Full by Edward Mark Deems (1906)
"It must not be supposed, however, that the new law makes labor day a holiday, ... The Congressional enactment makes labor day a legal public holiday in the ..."

2. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1914)
"1. Feh 22, May to (Memorial Day). July 4. labor day. ... labor day, Oct. 12 (Columbus Dny). Fast Day, Thanksgiving and Dec. 25. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"labor day, in the United States, the first Monday in September, ... In Europe the celebration of the first of May as labor day was begun in 1890 with a ..."

4. Annual Report (1899)
"It is further agreed that the work done on Sundays and holidays, viz: New Years, Decoration Day, Fourth of July, labor day. Thanksgiving and Christmas shall ..."

5. The Child Labor Bulletin by National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) (1916)
"The "Pageant of Sunshine and Shadow" was given on Child labor day by 24 ... Four special Child labor day pamphlets were issued this year. ..."

6. Speeches of William Jennings Bryan by William Jennings Bryan, Mary Baird Bryan (1909)
"XI IN CHICAGO ON labor day Delivered in Chicago on Sept. ... labor day is a legal holiday and it was made so because the legislators thought the ..."

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