Public and national holidays - synonyms or related words
April 25th, a public holiday in Australia and New Zealand that honours ANZACs
a public holiday in Australia that celebrates the day when British people first arrived to live there permanently. It takes place on the first Monday after 26 January every year.
a public holiday when shops, businesses, and banks are closed. The American word is national holiday.
the Fourth of July
a US holiday celebrated every 4th July to mark the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. It is traditionally celebrated with fireworks. It is also called Independence Day.
a day that is a celebration of something special, on which you do not have to work or go to school
in the US, the first Monday in September, when there is a public holiday in honour of working people
1st May, when people traditionally celebrated the beginning of spring. Many countries have a public holiday on or near this date, in honour of working people.
a public holiday in the US on the third Monday of February, when people remember the birthdays of presidents Abraham Lincoln and George Washington
a period of time during the year that includes a day that is traditionally a holiday
in the US, the fourth Thursday in November, and in Canada, the second Monday in October, when families have a special meal, traditionally to celebrate all the things that they are grateful for
in the US, the holiday period of four or five days that includes this day