national holiday

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Noun1.national holiday - authorized by law and limiting work or official businessnational holiday - authorized by law and limiting work or official business
New Year's, New Year's Day, January 1 - the first day of the year
Martin Luther King Day, Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday - observed on the Monday closest to January 15
holiday - a day on which work is suspended by law or custom; "no mail is delivered on federal holidays"; "it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover"
Presidents' Day - the third Monday in February; commemorates both presidents Lincoln and Washington
Decoration Day, Memorial Day - legal holiday in the United States, last Monday in May; commemorates the members of the United States armed forces who were killed in war
Fourth of July, Independence Day, July 4 - a legal holiday in the United States
Labor Day - first Monday in September in the United States and Canada
Columbus Day, Discovery Day, October 12 - a legal holiday commemorating the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus
Christmas Day, Dec 25, Xmas, Christmas - a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
Boxing Day - first weekday after Christmas
bank holiday - any of several weekdays when banks are closed; a legal holiday in Britain
Commonwealth Day, Empire day, May 24 - British, anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth
Dominion Day, July 1 - a legal holiday in Canada commemorating receiving Dominion status in 1867
14 July, Bastille Day - a legal holiday in France celebrating the storming of the Paris bastille in 1789
Armistice Day, November 11, Veterans Day, Veterans' Day - a legal holiday in the United States; formerly Armistice Day but called Veterans' Day since 1954
Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Day - fourth Thursday in November in the United States; second Monday in October in Canada; commemorates a feast held in 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag
Victoria Day - a public holiday in Canada on the Monday on or before May 24th
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I have been there on a Saturday afternoon, the national holiday. That is the day in Japan on which our young men march and learn to shoot, form companies and attend their drill.
789, upon the recommendation of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos to set the date as a national holiday.
"On the occasion of the national holiday of the Kingdom of Morocco Throne Day, we wish the government and brotherly people of Morocco everlasting peace and prosperity.
729 on May 28 after the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos recommended June 5 to be declared as a national holiday.
"I extend my sincerest congratulations to you and the people of your country on the occasion of the national holiday of the Republic of Cameroon.
The President George Manneh Weah has by Proclamation declared Tuesday, May 14, 2019 as 'National Unification Day' and is to be observed throughout the Republic as a National Holiday.
Labour Day is also known as 'May Day' or International Worker's Day and is celebrated as a National Holiday in approximately 80 countries.
Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah during his participation in a reception of the Greek Embassy in the country on the occasion of the European country's national holiday KUWAIT, March 25 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah expressed regret over the recognition of the Israeli sovereignty over the Syrian Golan Heights by US President Donald Trump, saying "we expected steps defusing regional tension.
This is done in order to ensure the comfortable movement during the weekend for the national holiday of Bulgaria - 3 March.
President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov congratulated the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and the people of India on Republic Day of India - the 70th anniversary of the National Holiday.
Surreal Nepali contemporary environs are best evinced in the presence of the president and prime minister at the Prithwi Narayan Shah statue in front at Singha Durbar gates and their formal obeisance to the unifier of the country amidst popular gatherings at the venue demanding a national holiday on the occasion calling for the restoration of the monarchy.
After speeches of the senators, Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani in his ruling stated that the government should declare birth anniversary of Allama Iqbal as a national holiday.

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