Washington's Birthday


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Wash·ing·ton's Birthday

(wŏsh′ĭng-tənz, wô′shĭng-)
n.
The third Monday in February, observed in the United States in commemoration of the birthday of George Washington, formerly observed on February 22.

Wash′ington's Birth′day


n.
1. February 22, formerly observed as a legal holiday in most states of the U.S. in honor of the birth of George Washington.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Washington's Birthday - the day on which George Washington is rememberedWashington's Birthday - the day on which George Washington is remembered
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
Feb, February - the month following January and preceding March
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