Black Monday

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Black´ Mon`day


1.Easter Monday, so called from the severity of that day in 1360, which was so unusual that many of Edward III.'s soldiers, then before Paris, died from the cold.
Then it was not for nothing that my nose fell a bleeding on Black Monday last.
- Shak.
2.The first Monday after the holidays; - so called by English schoolboys.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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THE murder of Lord Mountbatten, two members of his family and a Fermanagh teenager hours before 18 soldiers were killed has been labelled "Bloody Monday".
On the other hand, the Israeli army massacre, the Bloody Monday Massacre, in Gaza on May 14, 2018, which deliberately killed 62 Palestinians with pre-positioned snipers and injured some 2100 in one day, follows a series of never-ending campaigns of torment and maiming intended at erasing Palestine and its population from the map.
The recent killing of 60 Palestinians on that 'Bloody Monday' brought to the world body 14 members of the Security Council voted for the condemning of Israel but its solitary vote the US vetoed motion.
Yes, it's shaping up as another Bloody Monday in Lake Forest and the sales job will begin immediately, the selling of media, fans and season-ticket holders, who stayed away in droves down the stretch.
An alert market guard prevented what could have been a bloody Monday dawn when he confronted three men suspiciously leaving a bag at a public market in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat.
For children, for instance, it meant returning to school after the Easter break much to their chagrin - the reason why the day is often also known as 'Bloody Monday' among many school children.
IT TURNED out to be a bloody Monday for Delhi and NCR region with seven murders and one shootout being reported in the last 24 hours in Delhi and Faridabad.
The violence followed a bloody Monday in which 190 people - 116 civilians, 40 rebels and 34 soldiers - were killed across Syria, according to the Observatory.
The Copts who perished on Bloody Monday will go down as the last martyrs of the first Egyptian uprising or the first martyrs of the second Egyptian uprising.