Origin of May Day
Other definitions for May Day (2 of 2)
Origin of Mayday
How to use May Day in a sentence
Also like the Air France disaster, the pilots of AirAsia had no time to issue a mayday call.
Watch what happens at the scene of a blaze when a radio call of “Mayday!”Why the White Americans Got the ‘Secret’ Ebola Serum|Michael Daly|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Launched in May, Mayday PAC has raised nearly $8 million in donations from more than 50,000 contributors.
Another serious challenge to the Zombie Theory is the absence of any Mayday call from the pilots.Passenger Flights Must Stop Carrying Lithium-Ion Batteries as Cargo|Clive Irving|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After their last routine exchange with controllers the pilots never sent any Mayday or distress message.The Baseless Rush to Blame the Pilots of Flight 370|Clive Irving|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I saw a car heading for the scene so I gained more altitude and circled the area while calling "Mayday" on the radio.The Biography of a Rabbit|Roy Benson
Emersons Mayday, from which I just now quoted, has no real evolution at all; it is a series of observations.Discourses in America|Matthew Arnold
Now one hundred years ago, Mayday was looked forward to with glee by all English children living in the country.
All the children who had given up their Mayday money to Susan were playing on the green.
He expressed in his poems Voluntaries and Mayday views similar to those declared here.Essays|Ralph Waldo Emerson
British Dictionary definitions for May Day (1 of 2)
Word Origin for Mayday
British Dictionary definitions for May Day (2 of 2)
- the first day of May, traditionally a celebration of the coming of spring: in some countries now observed as a holiday in honour of workers
- (as modifier)May-Day celebrations