Labor Day


noun
  1. (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

1
First recorded in 1885–90

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British Dictionary definitions for Labor Day

Labor Day

noun
  1. (in the US and Canada) a public holiday in honour of labour, held on the first Monday in September

  2. (in Australia) a public holiday observed on different days in different states

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Cultural definitions for Labor Day

Labor Day

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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