Mother's Day


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Moth·er's Day

(mŭth′ərz)
n.
The second Sunday in May, observed in the United States as a day honoring mothers.

Mother's Day

n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) US and Canadian and Austral and NZ the second Sunday in May, observed as a day in honour of mothers
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Also called: Mothering Sunday Brit and South African the fourth Sunday in Lent, when mothers traditionally receive presents from their children

Moth′er's Day`


n.
a day, usu. the second Sunday in May, set aside in honor of mothers.
[1908; Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mother's Day - second Sunday in MayMother's Day - second Sunday in May      
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
May - the month following April and preceding June
Translations

Mother's Day

nla festa della mamma
References in classic literature ?
You see, I can look back and call it up in his mother's day, before their troubles.
Looking at deals posted on HotUKDeals for Mother's Day 2017, the UK's biggest deal-sharing website has come up with an alternative gift guide on where to get the best gifts for mums without breaking the bank.
We love you with all our hearts, from debs, gerry and sooty xxx EVANS Linda Happy Mother's Day All our love Georgina, Lucas & Marcus xxx EVANS Wendy Happy Mother's Day to the best Nan in the world
EVANS Linda Happy Mother's Day All our love Georgina, Lucas & Marcus xxx FINN Christine Happy Mother's Day to a wonderful mum and nan.
Although the origins of the holiday date back to the times of the ancient Greeks and Romans, the modern form of the celebration of Mother's Day in the United States began in the early 20th century.
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Offer only applies to the Mother's Day large flower bouquet, Mother's Day large tulips gift bag, Mother's Day brights bouquet and Marvellous Mum flower bouquet, all PS35 each.
The modern American holiday of Mother's Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St Andrew's Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia, which now holds the International Mother's Day Shrine.
Kishore Kumar, said they have been celebrating Mother's Day with participation from over 21,000 mothers with the objective of promoting the message of happiness and wellness associated with pregnancy.
Mother's Day is a celebration honouring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.
Bereaved mother and author of Butterflies from Heaven, Jennifer Minnite offers concerned friends and family heartfelt advice on what to say to women on Mother's Day who have lost their child:
After Mother's Day was established in 1914, one of its founders, Anna Jarvis, began to protest its takeover by florists and card makers.