Simple Definition of Columbus Day
: the second Monday in October observed as a legal holiday in many states of the U.S. in honor of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Bahamas in 1492
Full Definition of Columbus Day
1 : October 12 formerly observed as a legal holiday in many states of the United States in commemoration of the landing of Columbus in the Bahamas in 1492
2 : the second Monday in October observed as a legal holiday in many states of the United States
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