Labor Day

Labor Day

noun
(in the U.S.) a legal holiday, commonly the first Monday in September, in honor of labor.
Compare Labour Day.


Origin:
1885–90

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Labor Day
 
n
1.  (in the US and Canada) a public holiday in honour of labour, held on the first Monday in September
2.  (in Australia) a public holiday observed on different days in different states

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Labor Day definition


A national holiday in the United States and Canada in honor of working people. Labor Day is observed on the first Monday in September.

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