Father's Day


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Fa·ther's Day

(fä′thərz)
n.
The third Sunday in June, observed in the United States in honor of fathers.
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Father's Day

n
a day observed as a day in honour of fathers; in Britain the third Sunday in June
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Fa′ther's Day`


n.
a day set aside in honor of fathers.
[1935–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Father's Day - US: third Sunday in JuneFather's Day - US: third Sunday in June    
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
June - the month following May and preceding July
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