Discovery Day


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Colum′bus Day`


n.
a holiday honoring Columbus's landing in the West Indies on Oct. 12, 1492: observed variously in the U.S. on Oct. 12 or on the second Monday in October.
[1890–95, Amer.]
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Noun1.Discovery Day - a legal holiday commemorating the discovery of America by Christopher ColumbusDiscovery Day - a legal holiday commemorating the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus
legal holiday, national holiday, public holiday - authorized by law and limiting work or official business
Oct, October - the month following September and preceding November
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SPANA, the Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad, which supports working animals of the world, is to hold an interactive Discovery Day at the venue on Sunday to generate cash for the charity's vital veterinary work.
The session was part of the Woodland Discovery Day Programme, which is run by the Woodland Trust and funded by TK Maxx.
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Anglesey's Biodiversity Project Officer, Lowri Roberts, said: "Why not celebrate our wonderful wildlife by joining us on a Wildlife Discovery Walk around Llyn Maelog in Rhosneigr or come along to our family fun Nature Discovery Day at Breakwater Country Park?
AN events-packed Discovery Day has been lined up to help people explore and enjoy one of the North East's most striking landscapes.
Discovery Day sessions will be offered over three consecutive days in March, April and July.
The city council's leisure chief has also scrapped this year's Discovery Day, which will now take place every two years.
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