from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The holiday marking the unofficial end of summer, held on the first Monday in September.
  • n. Annual holiday held May 1 to celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In most of the States and Territories of the United States, a day, usually the first Monday of September, set aside as a legal holiday, in honor of, or in the interest of, workingmen as a class. Also, a similar holiday in Canada, Australia, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In some of the States, a legal holiday, commonly the first Monday in September, established for the benefit of the laboring classes.

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

  • n. first Monday in September in the United States and Canada


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