Indigenous Peoples' Day

[ in-dij-uh-nuhs pee-puhlz dey ]

  1. the second Monday in October, a holiday in the United States that honors the Indigenous peoples of the Americas and celebrates their history and culture: In many states and other localities, the holiday is variously observed in place of Columbus Day or along with it.

Origin of Indigenous Peoples' Day

First recorded in 1990–95

Words Nearby Indigenous Peoples' Day Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024