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  • n. alternative form of red letter day

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a day that is fortunate or auspicious; -- so called in allusion to the custom of marking holy days, or saints' days, in the old calendars with red letters.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a memorably happy or noteworthy day (from the custom of marking holy days in red on church calendars)

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  • Rises in salary had been the landmarks in his life, the clues to its red-letter days. - ''Yashima, or, The Gorgeous West'' by R T Sherwood, 1931.

    December 24, 2008