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Definition of Holiday

Holiday

  1. A consecrated day; religious anniversary; a day set apart in honor of some person, or in commemoration of some event. See Holyday.
  2. A day of exemption from labor; a day of amusement and gayety; a festival day.
  3. A day fixed by law for suspension of business; a legal holiday.
  4. Of or pertaining to a festival; cheerful; joyous; gay.
  5. Occurring rarely; adapted for a special occasion.

Holiday Quotations

A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
George Bernard Shaw

Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not.
William James

Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected.
Jimmy Cannon

Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.
Dave Barry

I really do love bluesy-jazzy music, so I love Etta James, B.B. King and Billie Holiday. I love that they have soul in their voices - I think that's something important is having.
Bridgit Mendler
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Holiday Translations

holiday in Dutch is snipperdag, vakantiedag, rustdag
holiday in German is Ferien, Feiertag, Erholungsurlaub
holiday in Italian is vacanze
holiday in Norwegian is ferie, fridag, helligdag
holiday in Swedish is semester, helg, ledighet, lovdag

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