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april fools' day the first day of April, when friendly tricks and jokes are played on people.
Boxing Day a holiday in England, Canada, and some other countries, celebrated on the first weekday after Christmas.
call it a day to finish working.
Canada Day a Canadian holiday on July 1. It celebrates the day in 1867 when Canada was formed by four provinces joining together.
day care care during the day in a home or day-care center for children too young for school or older children after school or during vacation. Day care may also offer care for elderly or disabled people.
Dominion Day see Canada Day.
Father's Day a holiday in the United States that honors fathers, celebrated every year on the third Sunday in June. People often give gifts to their fathers on this day.
Independence Day a U.S. national holiday celebrated on July 4 to remember the signing of the Declaration of Independence from England in 1776; Fourth of July.
Labor Day a holiday in the United States and Canada to honor the labor of working people. Labor Day is the first Monday in September.
Martin Luther King Day a holiday observed in honor of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., an important black leader of the civil rights movement. Martin Luther King Day is the third Monday of January.
Memorial Day a U.S. holiday to honor dead soldiers, usually held on the last Monday in May.
Mother's Day a holiday to honor mothers, celebrated in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom on the second Sunday in May every year. People often give gifts or do nice things for their mothers on this day.
new year's day the first day of the new year, January 1.
night and day without rest or interruption; seeming to have no end.
Saint Patrick's Day a holiday on March 17 every year celebrated by the Irish in honor of the most important saint of Ireland. In the United States, Saint Patrick's Day is also a day to honor Ireland itself or to celebrate having come from Ireland. Because the color green is a symbol of Ireland, many people where green on this holiday.
Thanksgiving Day a U.S. holiday held on the fourth Thursday in November every year. Thanksgiving Day serves as a reminder of the good harvest of 1621 that was enjoyed by a group of early European settlers, the Pilgrims. The holiday also serves as a reminder to celebrate and be thankful for the things one has.
Valentine's Day see Saint Valentine's Day.
Veterans Day a holiday in the United States that honors veterans of the armed forces. It is held on November 11 and used to be called "Armistice Day."