Jefferson Davis's Birthday

noun

Jef·​fer·​son Da·​vis's Birthday ˈje-fər-sən-ˈdā-və-səz- How to pronounce Jefferson Davis's Birthday (audio)
: the first Monday in June observed as a legal holiday in many Southern states

Word History

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Jefferson Davis's Birthday was in 1929

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“Jefferson Davis's Birthday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jefferson%20Davis%27s%20Birthday. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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