Definition of National holiday

1. Noun. Authorized by law and limiting work or official business.




Definition of National holiday

1. Noun. A statutory holiday enacted by a country to commemorate the country itself. ¹

2. Noun. A public holiday. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of National holiday

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1888)
"of May a national holiday, was received and adopted. The committee appointed at the last annual encampment for the purpose of having an act passed by the ..."

2. Thirty Years of Labor. 1859-1889: In which the History of the Attempts to by Terence Vincent Powderly (1889)
"... to the State—Make election day a national holiday—The General Assembly passes resolution favoring it—The preamble to be discussed at all meetings. ..."

3. The Chartist Movement in Its Social and Economic Aspects by Frank Ferdinand Rosenblatt (1916)
"keenly felt at this critical period, and the " national holiday " turned out a complete fiasco, causing some disturbances in several towns, but generally ..."

4. Holy-days and Holidays: A Treasury of Historical Material, Sermons in Full by Edward Mark Deems (1906)
"Though the first of January is a truly national holiday, it is not a legal holiday in the States of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. ..."

5. Tricolored Sketches in Paris: During the Years 1851-2-3 by Frank Boott Goodrich (1855)
"THE COUNTRY PREPARES TO VOTE AGAIN—A LAW ON THE EDITORS— THE national holiday—OUR SAVIOUR AND THE DUKE OF ..."

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