Whitmonday

[ hwit-muhn-dey, -dee, wit- ]
/ ˈʰwɪtˈmʌn deɪ, -di, ˈwɪt- /

noun

the Monday following Whitsunday.

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Origin of Whitmonday

First recorded in 1550–60; modeled on Whitsunday
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Example sentences from the Web for Whitmonday

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

    The Story of Our Hymns|Ernest Edwin Ryden
  • The Archbishop was beheaded on Whitmonday (June 8) in the year 1405.

British Dictionary definitions for Whitmonday

Whit Monday

noun

the Monday following Whit Sunday
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