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Washington's Birthday

noun

: the third Monday in February celebrated in the U.S. as a holiday in honor of the birthday of George Washington

Full Definition of WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY

1
:  February 22 formerly observed as a legal holiday in most of the states of the United States
2
:  the third Monday in February observed as a legal holiday in most of the states of the United States —called also Presidents' Day

Origin of WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY

George Washington
First Known Use: 1829

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