Father's Day


Definition of Father's Day

: the third Sunday in June appointed for the honoring of fathers

First Known Use of Father's Day

1908, in the meaning defined above

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“Father's Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Father%27s%20Day. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of Father's Day

: the third Sunday in June treated as a special day for honoring fathers


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