national holiday


noun

a holiday that is observed throughout a nation.
a holiday that is legally established by a national government rather than by a municipal or state government.

Nearby words

  1. national gallery of art,
  2. national grid,
  3. national guard,
  4. national guardsman,
  5. national health service,
  6. national hunt,
  7. national income,
  8. national industrial recovery act,
  9. national insurance,
  10. national labor relations act

Origin of national holiday

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

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