legal holiday

legal holiday

noun
a public holiday established by law, during which certain work, government business, etc., is restricted.

Origin:
1865–70, Americanism

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legal holiday
 
n
(US) Also called (Canadian): statutory holiday, Brit equivalent: bank holiday any of several weekdays which are observed as national holidays

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