Public and national holidays - synonyms or related words
ANZAC Day noun
April 25th, a public holiday in Australia and New Zealand that honors ANZACs
Australia Day noun
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.
July 1, a Canadian public holiday, celebrated because on this day in 1867 Ontario united with Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia
the second Monday in October, when people in the U.S. celebrate the discovery of America in 1492 by Christopher Columbus
the Fourth of July
a U.S. public holiday celebrated every July 4th 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
Labor Day noun
in the U.S., the first Monday in September, when there is a public holiday in honor of working people
May Day noun
May 1st, when people traditionally celebrated the beginning of spring. Many countries have a public holiday on or near this date, in honor of working people.
a public holiday in the U.S. 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 U.S., 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 U.S., the holiday period of four or five days that includes this day
Veteran’s Day noun
November 11th, a holiday in the U.S. and Canada for honoring the people who have fought in a war