[hwit-muhn-dey, -dee, wit-]


the Monday following Whitsunday.

Origin of Whitmonday

First recorded in 1550–60; modeled on Whitsunday
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Historical Examples of whitmonday

  • The Archbishop was beheaded on Whitmonday (June 8) in the year 1405.

  • On Whitmonday the children of his village were to march to an adjoining village for a Sunday school rally.

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