Martin Luther King Day
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Mar·tin Luther King Day(mär′tn)
The third Monday in January, observed in the United States in commemoration of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Mar′tin Lu′ther King′ Day`
the third Monday in January, a legal holiday in some states of the U.S., commemorating the birthday (Jan. 15) of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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|Noun||1.||Martin Luther King Day - observed on the Monday closest to January 15|
legal holiday, national holiday, public holiday - authorized by law and limiting work or official business
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