May Day

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May Day

n.
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.

May Day

n
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.

May′ Day`


n.
the first day of May variously celebrated with festivities and observances.
[1225–75]

May•day

(ˈmeɪˌdeɪ)

n.
an international radiotelephone distress call.
[1925–30; < French (venez)m'aider (come) help me!]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations
يَوم أوَّل أيّار
svátek práce
május elseje
1. maí
Sviatok práce
1 MayısBahar Bayramı

May Day

nil primo maggio (in cui si festeggia l'arrivo della primavera)

May

(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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At rallies in Paris, Marseille and elsewhere, some trade unionists and left-wing activists sought to turn the traditional May Day workers' holiday into a day of national solidarity against the National Front, mirroring protests in 2002 when Jean-Marie Le Pen made it through to the second round of the presidential election before losing heavily to conservative Jacques Chirac.
Labour Day is celebrated annually on May 1 as an international workers' holiday.
The Briton will be toiling flat out on May Day, the international workers' holiday, to deny his German rival a seventh successive win and fourth of the sport's longest ever season.
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Many banners displayed traditional slogans for the annual workers' holiday, like: "Peace, Labour, May".

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