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  • proper n. A holiday commemorating the birthdays of Queen Victoria and the reigning monarch of Canada, falling on the last Monday before May 25.

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  • n. a public holiday in Canada on the Monday on or before May 24th

Etymologies

Victoria + day, after Queen Victoria (24 May 1819–1901). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Non-Canadian readers, tomorrow is Victoria Day, known as May Two-Four.

    may two-four

  • By the way, Victoria Day is no longer observed in Britain.

    may two-four

  • First, a note to those who wonder about slow blogging: I am a Toronto-based Canadian and this is Victoria Day.

    Excellent On-Line Essays on ID-related Topics

  • "Airlines proactively take steps - such as canceling flights in advance of storms - to minimize inconvenience and extensive delays and ultimately get customers where they are going safely and as quickly as possible," says Victoria Day, a spokeswoman for the Air Transport Association, an airline industry trade association.

    The Seattle Times

  • ATA spokeswoman Victoria Day said the group has not yet made a decision whether to appeal.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • They leave Wonderland at 9: 30 and 11: 30 a.m. and 1: 30 and 7: 10 p.m. on Sundays and holidays (including Victoria Day, Monday, May 24) from

    Transit Toronto - Weblog

  • Many drivers came back from the Victoria Day weekend to find major construction has started on Avenue Rd. around St. Clair Ave.

    Toronto Sun

  • "These fees are not just about more revenue," wrote Victoria Day, a spokeswoman for the Air Transport Association, in an e-mail.

    WIBW - HomePage - Headlines

  • A Canadian who has mastered Americana, Melissa is back in 2009 with Victoria Day.

    The Late Greats

  • "We are open to reassessing the regulations; however, it must be grounded in science," said Victoria Day, a spokeswoman for the Air Transport Association, an airline industry trade association.

    USATODAY.com News - Top Stories

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