a holiday in honor of labor, celebrated on May 1 in Britain and some parts of the Commonwealth, but on the first Monday in September in Canada, on the fourth Monday in October in New Zealand, and with varying dates in the different states of Australia.
Compare Labor Day.
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British Dictionary definitions for labour day
a public holiday in many countries in honour of labour, usually held on May 1See also Labor Day
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