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Labor Day

(in the U.S.) a legal holiday, commonly the first Monday in September, in honor of labor.
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Origin of Labor Day
First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
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Labor Day

(in the US and Canada) a public holiday in honour of labour, held on the first Monday in September
(in Australia) a public holiday observed on different days in different states
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Labor Day definition

A national holiday in the United States and Canada in honor of working people. Labor Day is observed on the first Monday in September.

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