May Day

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May Day

1. May 1, observed in the United States, Canada, and parts of Western Europe in celebration of the coming of spring.
2. May 1, observed as a holiday especially in socialist countries in honor of labor and labor organizations.
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May Day

a. the first day of May, traditionally a celebration of the coming of spring: in some countries now observed as a holiday in honour of workers
b. (as modifier): May-Day celebrations.
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May′ Day`

the first day of May variously celebrated with festivities and observances.



an international radiotelephone distress call.
[1925–30; < French (venez)m'aider (come) help me!]
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Noun1.May Day - observed in many countries to celebrate the coming of springMay Day - observed in many countries to celebrate the coming of spring; observed in Russia and related countries in honor of labor
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
May - the month following April and preceding June
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svátek práce
május elseje
1. maí
Sviatok práce
1 MayısBahar Bayramı

May Day

nil primo maggio (in cui si festeggia l'arrivo della primavera)
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(mei) noun
the fifth month of the year, the month following April.
May Day
the first day of May, an especially socialist holiday or festival in many countries.
ˈmaypole noun
a decorated pole for dancing round on May Day.
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The next day was Thursday, the 1st of May, but the days followed each other with desperate monotony.
The EFL Championship will finish on the weekend of the 1st of may. In addition the EFL Championship play off final will commence on Sunday 25th May 2020.
On the 1st of May 2010, We all gathered around to watch Waiting be unveiled, What a joy and privilege it was to be and see, This part of Liverpool history being made, I'm proud of my grandad Jimmy Doran and his carter friends, For all their hard work they went through.
"The observance of 1st of May - commonly known as the international workers day is a conscious effort of the world community to generate realization about importance of labour; securing rights of labourers and to educate the societies on importance of dignity of work," he added.
The event took place in Dubai on the 1st of May at the FIVE Palm Jumeirah Hotel.
Interest on the notes will be paid half-yearly on the 1st of May and November each year, starting from 1 November 2019.
Khalil Hassan was born on the 1st of May 1992, Better known by his stage name Khalil, he is a University of Abuja graduate and a Nigerian rapper and songwriter from Adamawa State.
Peshawar -- While the nation was celebrating 1st of May to pledge rights to the labourers and ensure their uplift, in a gruesome incident the cruel husband shot dead the first female taxi driver of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Some 1,500 protesters had started from Oranienplatz square at 6pm (1600 GMT) for the so-called Revolutionary 1st of May Demonstrations, with more joining as marchers made their way through the district.
The prices will be effective from 1st of May 2018 till midnight on 31st May 2018.
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Could we wish each other a happy workers day on the 1st of May? Absolutely!