Arbor Day


noun

a day, varying in date but always in the spring, observed in certain states of the U.S. by the planting of trees.

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Which of the following words means “to travel or journey, especially to walk on foot”?

Origin of Arbor Day

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
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Example sentences from the Web for arbor day

  • He made no reply, going on carefully with his arbor-day practice.

    V. V.'s Eyes|Henry Sydnor Harrison