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noun [countable/uncountable]     Mother’s Day pronunciation in British English
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singularMother’s Day
pluralMother’s Days
 
  1. a special day when you give cards and presents to your mother to show your love for her
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In the UK, Mother’s Day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday in Lent, which falls in March or very early in April. It was originally a church holiday called ’Mothering Sunday’.
 

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