Discovery Day

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Colum′bus Day`

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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