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legal holiday

noun
1.
a public holiday established by law, during which certain work, government business, etc., is restricted.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism
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legal holiday

noun
1.
(US) any of several weekdays which are observed as national holidays Also called (Canadian) statutory holiday Brit equivalent bank holiday
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